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5 August 2022
Physiotherapist in the Community
Apricus Health is excited to announce that our resident Physiotherapist Luke Butler has a new role: Community Physiotherapist! He has worked as a Physiotherapist in our hand therapy clinic in Pimilico for the past 3 years and has transitioned to the community-based rol
25 July 2022
Hand pain in winter: causes, symptoms & treatment
Winter can be a struggle for many reasons - less daytime, colder weather, dry skin, and even hand or joint pain! Hand pain in winter is a common experience for many people, and the causes are varied. Luckily, whether your hand pain in winter is due to in
25 July 2022
Does Cold Weather Make Arthritis Worse?
Cold weather can make your hands hurt – during winter, the muscles, tendons, ligaments, and joints in your hands do not move as easily, causing pain, numbing, and discomfort. If you experience arthritis, you may have noticed your pain and discomfort
14 July 2022
How to Check If You Have a Fractured Finger?
If you have suffered a fall or other type of impact to your hand, it is important to check for a possible fracture. While some fractures are obvious, others may not be as noticeable. In this article, we will take a look at the signs, symptoms, and treatment available for broken finge
14 July 2022
How Does a Spiral Fracture in the Hand Occur?
A spiral fracture in the hand is a break in one of the bones in the hand that extends along a spiral path. This type of fracture can be caused by twisting or turning the hand in an unnatural way, such as when falling onto an outstretched hand. This articl
29 June 2022
The Importance of Play in Early Childhood
By Kate Ross, Occupational Therapist Play, although it may seem insignificant, is vital for a child’s development. So vital in fact, that the United Nations deemed that it is a human right for children to have the opportunity to play back in 1989. As occupational ther
2 June 2022
How to Build Fine Motor Skills in Young Children
Fine motor skills are skills that help children to control their movements and manipulate small objects, such as a pen or pencil, with their hands, arms, and fingers. They are also important for many other activities, such as writing, drawing, typing, an
1 June 2022
Why Are Fine Motor Skills Important?
Fine motor skills are the skills that help us perform manual tasks with our hands. Fine motor skills can be learned and improved, and they are important for everyday activities, such as writing, drawing, and playing the piano. They are also important for