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Nancy Brough, MA, former speech pathologist

U.S.
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I can answer any question about swallowing disorders and acquired and/or developmental communication disorders. Examples are aphasia, brain injury (traumatic or from strokes), and degenerative neurologic diseases. I also have specialized knowledge in craniofacial disorders (i.e., cleft palate.)

Brian Neville, OTR/L, CWCE

U.S.
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I can answer questions about both conservative and post-operative rehabilitation for UPPER extremity injuries. These include but are not limited to: fractures, tendon repairs, tendon transfers, nerve repairs, lacerations, tenolysis procedures, TFCC injuries, repetitive motion disorders, reconstructive procedures. I have an advanced knowledge of UPPER extremity anatomy and industrial rehabilitation. I have extensive splinting skills for injuries to the upper extremity. Although not a physician or a surgeon I have worked closely with world renowned upper extremity specialists for over 10 years. I can give general information on what some of the most common upper extremity surgeries involve. I can reference those procedures as well. PLEASE DON'T ASK ME QUESTIONS ABOUT ANYTHING OTHER THAN THE NECK, SHOULDER, ARM/HAND. I'M NOT QUALIFIED AND KNOW ABSOLUTELY ZERO ABOUT BACKS/HIPS/KNEES/ANKLES/ETC. THANK YOU!!!

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2015-07-16 Toy design focus:

I would first put her into a pediatric occupational therapy program to try that.  Lots of times it comes down to core strengthening and various movement disorders, etc.  As far as the toy goes, it sounds

2015-06-26 Shoulder:

Sounds to me like bicipital tendonitis but more than likely a tear at the bicipital groove.  The biceps tendon runs from the shoulder through a tunnel on the humerus which holds the tendon in place.  Without

2015-06-22 ayuda:

By longevity I mean that if you give worker's a rest break sometimes that they will be able to work in their current position for a longer period of time.  So instead of being able to work for 2 years

2015-06-15 ayuda:

I'm sorry.  Without breaks and the removal of weight-bearing to the lower extremities, the body doesn't have time to heal.  The only thing you could do is show how adding chairs and allowing rest breaks

2015-05-29 Severe finger stiffness & Swelling:

That's a long time to be immobilized.  You probably need treatment by a certified hand therapist 3x/week for 8-10 weeks or so. Make sure they are a CHT. Look on www.asht.org. Do gentle exercises only with

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