Category: Milliken Hand Rehabilitation Center

Fall Sports Fall Sports – Finger Injuries

Fall sports bring several common injuries to the fingertips and all can decrease playing time, or require surgery. The return...

Proper Backpack Fit Ergonomics For School

Here we are again, it’s August and the return to school has happened! In my house, emotions are constantly changing...

Milliken Research Milliken Research in Journal of Hand Surgery

Milliken Hand Rehabilitation Center Hand Therapists, Macy Stonner, OTD, OTR/L, CHT & Logan Berlet, OTD, OTR/L were recently published in...

Summer Hand Safety Summer Hand Injuries

We all love summer as it brings warm weather and outdoor fun. Summer hand injuries can put a damper on...

ASHT Cover Celebrating Hand Therapy Week 2022

June 6 – 10th, our Milliken Hand Rehabilitation Team participated in activities and challenges celebrating the annual Hand Therapy Week...

4th of July Hands Fireworks & Hand Safety

As we approach the 4th of July, it is important to keep in mind that the use of even the smallest...

SCI Image Milliken PT publishes paper in Springer Nature’s publication

Nerve transfers are a surgical technique used to restore function in people with a nerve injury. The Milliken Hand Rehabilitation...

OT Month OT Month Celebration

Washington University Occupational Therapy works with many healthcare providers, physician groups, living facilities, and community organizations to provide the best...

Spring Chronic Conditions Chronic Condition Spring Safety Tips

Spring is a time of awakening.  As we wake up from our winter slumber, we are eager to be more...

Reviewing Washington Clinic Plans Expanding To Washington

Ryan Risley, MPM, meets with contractors just weeks before OT Services’ new clinic in Washington, Mo., is set to open....

Lymphedema Therapy Team The Importance of Lymphedema Therapy

Following breast cancer, your risk of developing lymphedema may increase based on risk factors such as radiation or lymph node...

Winter Dog Walking Winter Tips For Walking Your Dog

Walking your dog is seen as a good way to reach weight loss goals, keep in shape, decrease stress and...

Exercise App Good Form With Exercise Apps

For many people, the start of the new year symbolizes a time to take on new challenges and adopt new...

Safety Tips for Holiday Gathering Safety Tips for Holiday Gathering

The holidays are shaping up to look different again this year from traditional gatherings of the past with recommendations of...

Milliken 50th Event Therapists Milliken Celebrates 50 years of Helping Hands!

Some years are more special than others in the life of a clinic, this happens to be the case for...

Hand Safety When Pumpkin Carving Hand Safety When Pumpkin Carving

With Halloween being this weekend, we know pumpkins are being carved in preparation for display.  While usually not thought of...

Couple raking leaves Ergonomic Form for Raking Leaves

What is your favorite thing about Fall? I love the weather, the leaves changing colors, wearing boots and layers, enjoying...

Nerve and Tendon Transfer New Nerve and Tendon Transfer Chapter

The third edition of ‘Orthotic Intervention for the Hand and Upper Extremity’ was published this year and is recently in...

Summer Safely Preventing Common Summer Injuries

We all love summer as it brings warm weather and outdoor activity. Summer injuries are a common reason to seek...

4th of July Fireworks 4th of July Hand & Firework Safety

Summer 2021 is looking a little brighter than the summer of 2020 as neighborhood and community gatherings, parades, and summer...

Hand Therapy Week Let’s Give Them A Hand

June 7th – 13th we will recognize our Hand Therapists during the American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT) Hand Therapy...

Certified Hand Therapist Why See A Certified Hand Therapist (CHT)

You may ask yourself why is my physician referring me to see a hand and upper extremity specialist for my...

Thumbs Our Aging Thumbs

Take a moment to assess your posture.  Did you immediately correct the position of your neck, back, and shoulders?  Although...

Celebrate OT Month During April!

Washington University Occupational Therapy works with many healthcare providers, physician groups, living facilities, and community organizations to provide the best...

Rice treatment for Arthritic Hand Pain Hand Pain Cramping Your Style?

Have you started having dull, achy soreness in your joints or quick, sharp pains in your hands with activities? Have...

Snow shoveling safety Winter Weather, Snow Shoveling Safety Tips

Winter has shown itself in the last few weeks and with that comes lots of snow shoveling. There are two...

Plastic and Reconstructive Clinical Publication 2020 Clinical Publications Work

In 2020 our Therapists provided their expertise to the following Clinical Publications & Journals: Annals of Surgery Hand Therapy Plastic...

Woman stretching before exercising New Year Exercise Safety Tips

A new year is here and its’ time to include exercise and a new mindset for more focus on your...

Thanksgiving Safety Tips For Holiday Celebrations

The holidays this year are going to look a little bit different than what we are used to with social...

Pumpkins Pumpkin Carving Tips for Hand Safety

With Halloween being later this week, cht These injuries can require surgical repair and sometimes take multiple months to rehabilitate....

Ergonomic Yard Tool Ergonomic Form & Raking Leaves

Fall is quickly approaching which makes me think of the cooler weather, the leaves changing colors, wearing boots and layers,...

Lymphedema Hand Therapy Lymphedema Services Now Offered @ Milliken

The Milliken Hand Rehabilitation Center is now offering Lymphedema services for patients who are in need of these services. If...

Handwriting Handwriting and Motor Control Study

Picture of Scar Scars and The Sun

We are now into the heat of the summer here in St Louis, let’s talk about Scars and The Sun!...

Fireworks and Hands Fireworks & Hand Safety

View our Firework Safety Tip Sheet The summer of 2020 is different from any we have known before.  Covid-19 has...

Hand Therapy Week 2020 Celebrating Our Hand Therapists

June 1st – 7th we will recognize our Hand Therapists during the American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT) Hand Therapy...

Walking Dog Hand Safety Tips While Walking Your Dog

Walking your dog is seen as a good way to reach your weight loss goals, keep in shape, and decrease...

Home Office Recommendations Tips For Working From Home During a Pandemic

Tips for working from home during a pandemic Many of us find ourselves in uncharted territory these days; may it...

National OT Month National OT Month!

What should we celebrate in the month of April during these difficult times, I know…National OT Month! Some of you...

Sleep Positioning Sleep Positioning and Nerve Compression Syndromes

Does your sleep positioning make the nerves in your arm cranky? Have you ever awoken from a sound sleep unable...

What Is Raynaud’s?

Referred to as a disease or a phenomenon, this condition involves vasospasm of the small arteries in fingers and toes. ...

2020 starting line 5 Ways OT can help build a Healthier, Happier “You” in 2020!

5 ways OT can help build a Healthier, Happier “You” in 2020! Stretching Exercises A few morning stretches will get...

Stretching exercises to avoid injury Avoid Injury While Staying On Top of Your New Year’s Fitness Resolutions

At the start of each new year, many people set physical fitness goals. Consequently, it is common to see an...

Adults, snow scene, countryside Winter Tips For Fall Prevention

Winter is a busy time of year with many people out and about. As the temperature drops and winter weather...

Thanksgiving Hand Safety Hand Safety During Thanksgiving Meal Prep

As our focus shifts from pumpkin carving to Thanksgiving turkey cooking, this cherished American tradition is all about gathering with...

Certified Hand Therapist “Beating Pain” – ASHT Traveling Course – November 2nd, 2019

Do you or your colleagues treat patients that suffer from pain in their hands? Join us as we host the...

Hand Pain Management Pain Management for the Hand & Upper Extremity

Joint immobilization is an effective strategy in the acute phase of upper extremity pain, particularly among those with arthritis and...

Backpack tips; Children with Backpacks Ergonomics & backpack tips for back to school

Back to school is always a busy time of the year with an array of emotions. There are precautions you...

Cancer Therapy Services Cancer Therapy Services

Washington University Occupational Therapy provides multiple services to help patients with cancer therapy. Milliken Hand Rehabilitation Center can better prepare...

Mallet Finger Injury

Mallet finger injuries (also known as Baseball finger) generally occur during sports-related activities (baseball, softball, soccer, kickball, etc.). This injury...