Hands and Handheld Devices

This year for Hand Therapy Week 2018 (June 4-10th), we promoted The American Society of Hand Therapist’s (ASHT’s) guidelines for healthy handheld device usage to prevent upper extremity injury. As handheld and other computerized devices such as cellphones, laptops, tablets, and digital media players take over the world, we find our society in a “T-Rex arm” type position more often…Continue Reading

Let’s talk about Hand Therapy

Check out this fun and informative interview by Tidewater Physical Therapy and Troy Hill of MTS Broadcasting; the Mid-Shore’s Top Stations.

Our Seaford Clinical Director and Certified Hand Therapist, Craig Joachimowski, talks with Troy about the importance of hand therapy and hand therapists, Tidewater Physical Therapy and the celebration of Hand Therapy Week.

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Gardening Safety in Honor of Hand Therapy Week

Tidewater Physical Therapy is home to three Certified Hand Therapists; an accomplishment we are very proud of. Hand therapy involves evaluating and treating injuries and conditions within the shoulder, arm, elbow, forearm, wrist, and hand. Hand therapists are licensed or registered occupational therapists (OT) or physical therapists (PT) who specialize in treating individuals with conditions affecting these areas. Hand therapists…Continue Reading

Hand Therapy Week 2016: June 6-12, 2016

Hand Therapy Week is an integrated national program established by the American Society of Hand Therapy. This week is aimed towards raising awareness of the hand therapy specialty among various audiences, including primary care providers, surgeons, referral sources, and the public. This June marks the second year that Tidewater Physical Therapy has celebrated National Hand Therapy Week in order to help bring awareness to the specialty of hand therapy…

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Hand Therapy Week 2015: June 1 – 7, 2015

Hand Therapy Week is an integrated national program established by the American Society of Hand Therapy. Its aim is to raise awareness of the hand therapy specialty among various audiences, including primary care providers, surgeons, referral sources and the public. 

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