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
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In February 2016, Robert Boone of Bishopville, MD fell at home, causing his ankle to break. As a Plumber by trade, Robert’s primary responsibilities consisted of fixing commercial and private plumbing by installing and repairing water supply lines, waste disposal systems, and other appliances and fixtures. These physically demanding tasks often involved crawling into small spaces and lifting heavy objects….Continue Reading
Reflecting on 2017 “As a patient in 2017, we hope you noticed that we are always listening, improving and supporting our communities and those charitable organizations that are important to the both of us. This year we took a critical look at our organization and decided to make some exciting changes for 2018. The changes we implement are made for…Continue Reading
Our Ocean View Clinical Director and Senior Physical Therapist, Robert “Bob” Cairo, PT, recently received his level one certificate in “New Trends in the Prevention of Running Injuries,” from The Running Clinic in Princeton, NJ. The Running Clinic is an organization providing continuing education to health professionals that has grown to become a global reference in the prevention of running…Continue Reading
After suffering from hip pain due to degenerative bone disease, Delaware resident Robert Webb underwent a total right hip replacement. His surgery was a success, but Mr. Webb needed intensive physical therapy to regain motion, allowing him to walk once again. To start his recover, Mr. Webb worked with an in-home therapist immediately after his hip replacement. After two weeks…Continue Reading
Our Lewes West Clinical Director, Jenna Tryon, DPT, was recently licensed as a Certified Exercise Expert for the Aging Adult (CEEAA) through the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy; a branch of the American Physical Therapy Association. There is an abundance of positive evidence to demonstrate the benefits of effective and personalized exercise programs for the aging adult. Physical Therapists play…Continue Reading
We are excited to announce a new addition to our Tidewater Physical Therapy family! It is our pleasure to introduce our Chester Clinical Director and Senior Physical Therapist, Dr. Anthony Gipe, PT, DPT. Gipe received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Maryland College Park in 2013. Immediately after receiving his undergraduate degree, he was accepted into…Continue Reading
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.
Due to general wear and tear over the years, Bill found himself needing a right hip replacement, which would require preoperative and post-operative therapies. He did not have any experience with Tidewater Physical Therapy in the past until his doctor recommended the clinic surgical consultation. Bill was thrilled when his doctor told him about a physical therapy clinic that was in such proximity to his home.
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