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Advice from a Certified Hand Therapist: How to Manage a Bruised Hand
October 26, 2022

Contusions, often referred to as bruises, are common occurrences for our hands, and when sustained during sport, exercise, or physical tasks, there is potential for a severe contusion. Consulting a medical doctor is necessary, and a hand therapist can help rehabilitate your hand.
Planning, Expecting, and Preparing for Elective Hand Surgery
Here are the questions and topics to consider as you prepare yourself mentally and physically for elective hand surgery. What is hand surgery? What will your surgery recovery be like? What should you ask your hand specialist?
October 12, 2022
Post-Surgery Wound Care
Taking care of a wound after hand surgery can be an intimidating task for someone with little or no medical experience. While each wound is different, there are some general tips that can help make this process easier and safer. This blog will outline some of the most common questions about post-surgery wound care.
September 22, 2022
Hand, Wrist, and Arm Pain While Exercising
Is it normal to have pain or soreness while exercising? Is there a difference between discomfort and pain? “Discomfort” is an annoying sensation of mild pain, while actual “pain” is often used when you feel that there is something wrong.How can I prevent pain while exercising? How do I treat pain after exercise?
September 9, 2022
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: What are the signs and symptoms?
Do you have carpal tunnel syndrome? Numbness and tingling are two key signs that you may have this condition. Hear from patients with carpal tunnel syndrome and learn how you can treat your symptoms in this video.
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Gardening Safety
Gardening is a great way to get physical activity and beautify your neighborhood. However, you should protect your hands and take proper precautions when you are outside with tools, chemicals and insects.

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