What is Mallett Finger?

One of the most common finger injuries that we commonly see in a hand therapy practice is “mallet finger.” What is this? It is when the terminal extensor, the tendon that extends the end of your finger- ruptures.  Often there is an avulsion fracture associated with this injury as the […]

The Key to the “Cure” of Frozen Shoulder

Welcome Deb Fraine, Occupational Therapist! Deb Specializes in Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand Therapy.  She provides hands-on individualized care First of all, I would like to express my gratitude to Jessica Cavaco, Kim Pelletier and all of the Mattapoisett Wellness Practitioners for welcoming me to the “Center for Mindful Medicine!” […]

Once a Mom, always a Mom

Article By Julie Hatch, Parenting Coach, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, and Acupuncturist at the Mattapoisett Wellness Center. Sounds obvious, but for me, it recently rang especially true. I remember anticipating the day my youngest child would be graduating from high school and moving on to college. I believed that this would […]

Making Right What Can Feel So Wrong

Many of our emotions and attitudes are categorized as negative, or harmful. Emotions and attitudes such as anger, resentment, rage and  revenge can often be suppressed or despised in self or others. For many people that have experienced (to a great degree) freedom from these emotions and attitudes,  have had […]

Critical Inner Voice

We all are probably familiar with that critical inner voice that tells us that “we’re not good enough, we don’t measure up to others, or we will never succeed”.  We all have these negative thoughts about our self to some degree. Some of us more so than others. Negative thoughts […]

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