Checkup Newsroom (Hand)

2018
August
07,
2018
| 05:25 PM America/Chicago
I always hear the "Jaws" music playing in my head when I see these little ones toddle into my office. Dun dun...there's the rash....dun dun....fever too....dun dun...won't eat or drink much....dun dun...my diagnosis is given...DUN DUN..."What! Hand F...
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2016
April
18,
2016
| 09:04 PM America/Chicago
A hand being caught in a door, a child running with scissors or even holding a video game controller too much. Hand injuries to children happen more often than you might think. But what happens after the injury? Cara Smith, a certified hand therapist...
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2015
June
08,
2015
| 04:00 PM America/Chicago
You are rushing your kids off to a practice, a game or an event during the school year. Even your vacation seems rushed. Why not enjoy the summer? One of our physical therapists gives some helpful tips on relieving stress and learning to relax.  ...
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June
02,
2015
| 05:00 PM America/Chicago
Finger injuries don’t just happen to kids who are athletes. While it’s common for fingers to get “jammed” by a basketball or when diving back into first base, fingers are susceptible to getting caught in the car door, slammed in a drawer or even acci...
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2014
December
26,
2014
| 04:04 PM America/Chicago
Recently, after a post from Justin Smith, M.D., on handwriting, a reader wrote in to ask:“Do you have any information on a little older child who has dysgraphia? He is 11 ½ years old, he is also a left-handed writer and eater, but does most sports ri...
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May
22,
2014
| 06:26 PM America/Chicago
The following story was written by Mike McAllister. Permission to run the story was granted by the writer and PGATOUR.com. Follow Mr. McAllister at @PGATOUR_mikemc. Special thanks to PING and Louis Oosthuizen for the use of photos.     ...
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