Video Games

ASHT recommends parents teach their children the following hand and wrist exercises to reduce the risk of future injuries:
Note: These exercises should never be painful when completing them. You should only feel a gentle stretch. Should you experience pain, please consult a hand therapist or physician.
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Hand Held Electronics

ASHT released professionally designed guidelines to foster healthier use of handheld electronics and portable devices:
o If you have pain during the activity, stop. Pain is one of the ways your body is letting you know that you are overextending a particular muscle group. Continue reading

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Helping Hands: Wilkes-Barre PA

Today was an awesome day! Our Hand 2 Hand Therapy team helped out with Habitat for Humanity. We donated our time digging holes for cement pillars for a new home being built for the Continue reading

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Grandma’s Hands

Grandma, some ninety plus years, sat solemnly on the patio bench. She didn’t move, just sat with her head staring down at her hands.

When I sat down beside her she didn’t acknowledge my presence and the longer I sat I wondered if she was OK. I asked her if Continue reading

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Gardening Tips

ASHT recommends following these upper extremity warm-up exercises prior to gardening:
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Tennis Elbow Tips

ASHT recommends following these guidelines to avoid tennis elbow injuries:
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• Avoid poor body positioning with the elbow leading the racquet.
• Avoid “wrist flick” motions when striking the ball. Especially during the serve, do not turn the palm down and flick the wrist at impact. Continue reading

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Healing Hands – Haiti 2010

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As I sit here and reflect on my last few days here at Hopital Sacre Coeur/CRUDEM, I have a mix of feelings on my mind. On one hand, I am humbled by the amount of faith and honesty that I … Continue reading

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