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Does Cold Weather Make Arthritis Worse?

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

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How to Check If You Have a Fractured Finger?

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

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How Does a Spiral Fracture in the Hand Occur?

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

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The Importance of Play in Early Childhood

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

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How to Build Fine Motor Skills in Young Children

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

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Why Are Fine Motor Skills Important?

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

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