3 Best Exercises to Manage Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Occupational Therapy | Hand Therapy

3 BEST EXERCISES To Manage CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME

Hi everyone, hope you guys are having a great day. So today, I would like to hop on and then talk a little bit about carpal tunnel syndrome. The three great exercises or stretching exercises that can help to relieve carpal tunnel syndrome. The symptom of the numbness tingling going on.What is Carpal Tunnel?So first…

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3 Easy Shoulder Blade Stabilizing Exercises

3 Easy Shoulder Blade Stabilizing Exercises

Today, I will present to you some exercises that are very easy to do to prevent neck pain and shoulder pain. From the previous video, we talked about some exercises you can do to focus on the mobility to and the range of motion.   Today, the exercises are a little bit different because they are…

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Top 3 Essential Tips To Prevent Thumb Arthritis

Top 3 Essential Tips To Prevent Thumb Arthritis

Today, let’s talk about a condition that affects many people’s hands a lot, which is arthritis in the thumb. Did you know that the thumb is actually one of the top five joints of the human body that can have arthritis?It’s really not that surprising, because we are using our thumb to do almost everything.…

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TOP 2 TIPS For Healthy Shoulders

TOP 2 TIPS For Healthy Shoulders

Let’s talk about the top two tips to have a healthy shoulder from an OT’s perspective. Shoulder is a very important joint and for us to keep them healthy, we have to let our arms elevated when doing a lot of tasks. For example, reaching the dishes in the overhead cabinet, or switching a light…

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Pilates vs Learning: An OT’s Perspective

Pilates vs Learning

With the COVID-19 pandemic going on, a lot of the kids are restricted from going to school and are doing virtual school from home. A lot of families noticed that their kids are having a hard time to participate in their online school. People are not used to doing things that way.  Even though a…

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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS): Tips from An Occupational Therapist

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) Tips From An Occupational Therapist

Probably one of the most complicated situations that we see in a rehab setting is a condition called the Complex Regional Pain Syndrome or the CRPS. It has many different names, but it’s thought of as something related to a traumatic event which aggravates the sympathetic nervous system. And that can cause extreme pain to…

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The ESSENTIAL TIP TO Manage KNEE ARTHRITIS

The ESSENTIAL TIP TO Manage KNEE ARTHRITIS

Let’s talk about the most important tip to manage knee arthritis and osteoarthritis. We know that the weather is getting colder everywhere. It’s usually the season wherein people start to feel the after effects of arthritis, stiffness, pain, soreness, and aching of the joints. The coldness and humidity usually trigger those. It’s the official season when…

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2 Essential Exercises To Relieve Neck Stiffness

2 Essential Exercises To Relieve Neck Stiffness

These are two essential exercises you should try when you are having headache, neck pain or shoulder pain when sitting too long.  We know that when we’re sitting too long in our car or our chair, we start to feel some tension creeping in and they even have headache, pain and neck pain in the shoulder.So,…

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Easiest Way To Reduce NECK STIFFNESS With A TOWEL

Easiest Way To Reduce NECK STIFFNESS With A TOWEL

Have you ever woken up in the morning having a lot of stiffness in your neck and feeling extremely painful that limits you from turning or moving your neck?  That is a very common situation that most of us deal with. And it’s also a very common condition that you might encounter at some point.  With…

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4 ROAD TRIP LEG STRETCHES to prevent BACK PAIN and STIFF HIPS. Back Pain Tips for Driving

4 ROAD TRIP LEG STRETCHES to prevent BACK PAIN and STIFF HIPS. Back Pain Tips for Driving

Do you guys have any holiday plans? Are you traveling anywhere to gather with your family or do anything fun? Because I just came back from a hiking trip going through the Palo Duro Canyon, which is about 6-to-8-hour drive near Amarillo. During that trip, I realized the importance of stopping regularly and taking regular resting…

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