Hand Therapy / Kevin Carey
The Psychological Effects of Hand Injuries
For many, a hand injury has more than just physical consequences. We use our hands for so many things during the day – cooking, taking care of family members, playing sports, going to work, making art, communicating, and….Continue Reading
July 21, 2021 / Back Pain / Tracy Gannon
Lie Down and Fix Your Posture!
Everybody knows that good posture is important. Good posture is defined as sitting with our ear over our shoulder and our shoulder over our hip as if they were in a straight line…..Continue Reading
July 13, 2021 / Exercise / Kayla Denis
Not So Fun In The Sun
Summer is officially in full swing, and many Rhode Islanders flock to their favorite beach, bay or lake for a little fun in the sun. Motorized water sports are a particular favorite in the area, including jet skiing, tubing and banana boats, water skiing and wakeboarding. The rush of wind and adrenaline unfortunately also comes with a high risk of injury.
According to the US Coast Guard, there were 4,186 recreational boating related accidents resulting in 2,559 total injuries in 2019 alone (1). The most common injuries reported are orthopedic in nature. Ankle sprains and fracture are commonly seen with water skiing as the skier is strapped in to the skis, while concussion and ACL injuries are most common with wakeboarding.Continue Reading