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Part of our mission is to educate our patients on how to become better stewards of their bodies and health. We use this page as a forum to share information, news and insights to that end.

Any information contained below is not and cannot serve as specific medical advice. Even though we strive to share the most accurate, helpful and insightful information, we always recommend using your discretion and talking with your doctor before taking any medical advice you read online.

  • Office Ergonomics
    Working in an office setting is not as strenuous as running a marathon, but boy can it be taxing on your body! Repetitive strain injuries (RSI) are common among office wo...
  • Sensory Processing Disorders
    Sensory Processing Disorders would be like, imagining living your life not having a good idea of where your body is in your environment. Imagine having negative experien...
  • Neurological Training of the Upper Limb
    I believe one of the most challenging concepts during rehabilitation is that of neuromuscular control following injury to the peripheral or central nervous system. It is ...
  • Thoughts on Distal Radius Fracture
    This diagnosis has proven to be one of the most common, if not the most common, diagnosis that is referred to a hand therapist. Most often these injuries are caused by F...
  • Linda Griffin’s Neuropathy Testimony
    Linda Griffin came to our Shelbyville Clinic because of weakness in her legs due to Multiple Sclerosis.  The tingling and burning in her hands and feet needed to be addr...
  • Neuropathy Self Care
    As part of your rehabilitation process with neuropathy you may be assigned some specific exercises at home and your therapist may give you instructions on certain activi...
  • Neuropathy Rebuilder Treatment
    Medications are often provided to treat peripheral neuropathy symptoms.  The problem with medications alone is they do not treat the dysfunction but rather just mask neu...
  • Symptoms of Neuropathy
      Peripheral neuropathy causes weakness, numbness or tingling, and pain. These symptoms are most often found in the hands and feet, known as a “glove and stocking” ...
  • Drew Harris’s Tough Recovery
    I was in a razor wreck on August 11th, 2019.  I was 13 years old and turned 14 in September with my halo on. I had a C1 and C2 fracture and an AO joint fracture, broke m...
  • Ashlee Cates’ Trauma Recovery
    I was involved in a car accident on March 16, 2020. I had serious injuries which included two severe breaks in my femur and three fractured vertebrae’s in my neck. Aft...

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