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Motus CHT Receives Recognition for Novel Contributions

Warren based Occupational Therapist and Certified Hand Therapist, Kay Macconnachie, provides insight on hand injuries and recovery for famous author.   In his most recent book, The Next Person You Meet in Heaven, Mitch Albom gives recognition to Warren Certified Hand Therapist, Kay MacConnachie. His acknowledgement reads “…many thanks to the following people for help […]

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Kids can get gamers thumb from playing video games for an extended period.

Gamer’s Thumb and Other Gaming Hand Injuries

Have you ever had a sore thumb after playing video games for 4 or 5 hours? You could be suffering from a repetitive stress injury nicknamed “gamer’s thumb.” In this post, we’ll answer a few common questions about gamer’s thumb. We’ll tell you how this condition can be treated, and how you can prevent it.

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Typing on a computer all day may increase your chances of getting carpal tunnel.

How to Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a debilitating condition. It causes pain and limits both range of motion and strength in the hands, wrists, fingers, and forearms. The condition is largely related to work in which repetitive hand motions are the norm. Some occupations may increase your risk for carpal tunnel syndrome. Those who type or

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Physical Therapy vs. Occupational Therapy

People often confuse physical therapy and occupational therapy. The difference between the two is their goal. Physical therapy focuses on improving mobility. Occupational therapy focuses on enabling patients to complete daily activities. This post highlights the similarities and differences of PT and OT.   It can be easy to confuse occupational and physical therapy. Each

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Occupational Therapy for Carpal Tunnel

There are few conditions as commonplace today as carpal tunnel syndrome. Carpal tunnel is often caused by overuse and repetitive motion with the fingers or hands. Carpal tunnel syndrome affects the fingers, wrist, hand and forearm. Symptoms include tingling, numbness and pain. A range of surgical and nonsurgical treatments is available. In this post, we’re

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Industrial rehabilitation is occupational therapy designed to get people back to work after an injury.

Industrial Rehabilitation Services

Sometimes an injury causes more than just pain. It prevents people from providing for their families. Industrial rehabilitation is therapy designed to get people back to work. Occupational therapists use exercises that simulate job activities. If you have been injured and are trying to return to work, Motus can help.   Learn how Motus Rehabilitation

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Bowler’s Elbow and Other Common Bowling Injuries

Do you have pain after bowling? Read on to learn about common bowling injuries, how they are treated, and how to prevent them.   Is bowling becoming a pain in the arm? Pain can often keep bowlers from one of their favorite weekly activities. And injuries can affect work life as well. If you’ve got

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