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Understanding Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Understanding Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

by Matt Glass, Occupational Therapist, Hand Clinic Carpal tunnel syndrome is an injury of the wrist that causes tingling, numbness, and pain in the thumb and fingers. It can restrict movement and limit your ability to perform normal daily activities. Causes  In...
Toe Walking: Causes and Treatment

Toe Walking: Causes and Treatment

What is Toe Walking? by Dr. Marci Westman, Physical Therapist Toe walking is when a child remains on their toes when walking, instead of stepping normally through their heel, arch, ball of foot, then  toes. Many children walk on their toes when they are first...
5 Exercise Myths for People 55 and Older

5 Exercise Myths for People 55 and Older

While it’s expected that most older people tend to slow down with age, the notion that seniors and soon-to-be seniors should trade in exercise and their active lifestyles for bingo and rocking chairs is definitely antiquated, say physical therapists. And yet, when it...
7 Fitness Tips for Summer Vacation Travel

7 Fitness Tips for Summer Vacation Travel

It’s vacation season, and for many that means visiting faraway friends, exploring new places and possibly even crossing some things of the ol’ bucket list. Unfortunately, traveling often also means lots of sitting, interrupted sleep patterns due to time zone changes,...
What Are We Reading?

What Are We Reading?

Smart But Scattered: The Revolutionary “Executive Skills” Approach To Helping Kids Reach Their Potential By: Peg Dawson, Richard Guare Learn easy-to-follow steps to identify your child’s strengths and weaknesses, use activities and techniques proven to boost...
Get To Know The Woman Behind The Clinic

Get To Know The Woman Behind The Clinic

I grew up in Alaska. This was very influential  forming my interests in hands and holistic healing. The winters were dark and cold with the choice of play either outside ice-skating on our homemade backyard ice-rink complete with music and a flood light (and...