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With specialized pediatric training, our hand therapists work with your child to restore function, reach age-appropriate milestones, as well as improve mobility and strength in the hands and upper extremities. Methods are individually determined to pro

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Lisa K. Walker-Torgenrud, MOTR/L, CHT
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Mommy Triad is the occurrence of pre and post-partum overuse syndromes including tendinitis, carpal tunnel and trigger finger. Contact us, today, for a free injury screen.

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Regina Bowen, OTR/L, CHT,
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As Americans anxiously await the arrival of spring’s milder temperatures, many are also looking forward to springing back into the garden. Common gardening tasks, such as digging, planting, weeding, mulching and raking can cause stress and strain on mu

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A jersey finger is an injury to one of the finger tendons. Typically, an athlete will sustain a jersey finger while participating in tackling sports such as football. Dr. Wayne Weil is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon shares the symptoms and treatm

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WHAT IS PHYSICAL THERAPY? Physical Therapy (PT) is the treatment of disorders with physical agents and methods such as therapeutic exercises, mobilization, electrical and light modalities to assist in rehabilitating patients and restoring normal functi

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OSHA Estimates totals for foot and hand types of injuries annually at 320,000 hand and finger injuries, 70,000 eye injuries, 70,000 head and face injuries, and 110,000 foot and toe injuries in 1987. Close to 30% of the total injury base. Sharp or heavy

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Regina Bowen, OTRL/L, CHT
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Use a padded wrist rest so that your wrists sit comfortably on the table in front of the key board. The height of many computer keyboards creates tension in the wrists because you need to bend your wrists to hit all of the keys. Stop typing every 30 mi

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Deborah Erickson, PT, CHT
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When talking to your doctor or therapist about your symptoms that include numbness and/or tingling, assess some things ahead of time. The more specific information you are able to give your therapist, the better chance of receiving a more definite diag