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Improving median nerve damage…with simulated second degree burns on the volar (palm side) and dorsal (back) surfaces of the hand, occupational therapy has helped to minimize damage, increase sensitivity, maintain range of motion and slightly increase strength. Improving stereognosis – the ability to identify the shape and form of an object with tactile manipulation - is attempted with oven mitts by Rockwell Ed Gerlach, physical therapy assistant and Dr. Julianne Gordon, NHB Physical Therapy department head, as they exert on improving their fine motor coordination in the simplistic task of grabbing a small piece of chocolate, unwrapping it and placing it in a jar (Official Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jennifer Benedict, NHB/NMRTC Bremerton public affairs).

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