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18 Amazing Facts About Human Hands

facts about human hands

Hands.  One of the most important parts of your body.  Seriously—how would you manage without them?  As hand therapists, we have an intimate relationship with hands, working with thousands of hands every year. There are so many facts about human hands that keep us in awe of this critical body[…]

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Wrist Pain? It Could be Mommy Thumb

wrist pain

The joys of being a new mother!  That special time filled with joy, wonder, new experiences and emotions and so many wonderful memories. Unfortunately for approximately 40% of moms, it is also a time filled with wrist tendonitis. When you are caring for a newborn, you are constantly carrying and[…]

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4 Safety Tips for the Weekend Warrior

weekend warrior

Weekend warrior (noun):  a person who participates in an activity only in their spare time. Every day, approximately 10,000 Americans visit the emergency room for sports or exercise-related injuries.  If you are a weekend warrior, it’s important to remember your body can’t go from inactive mode to weekend warrior mode in[…]

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4 Tennis Elbow Exercises That Stop Pain Fast

tennis elbow exercises

Despite its name, tennis elbow is not only seen in tennis players. The term ‘tennis elbow’ is used since the condition is often caused by the repetitive movements a tennis player uses during a game. However, the term more generally describes pain on the outside of the elbow, and is[…]

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