OPTP Publishes New Hand Health Exercise Book
OPTP has published an exclusive new wellness book by occupational therapist Angela Kneale. Ball Rolling for Happy, Healthy Hands – Essential Self-Care for Health and Relaxation marks the eighth book from the author.
The book introduces an enjoyable and accessible method for providing self-care for our overused hands. Its exercises are designed to rejuvenate and restore the power of our hands, one of our most valuable everyday tools.
Readers will discover educational content as well as a comprehensive plan that integrates the use of OPTP’s Small Health Balls™, therapy balls that are ideal for massaging hands, arms, and shoulders to relieve tension and hydrate fascia.
The 25 movements featured in Kneale’s book can be performed anywhere with ease, and their focus goes beyond just caring for the hands. Additional benefits include the following:
- Improved awareness of ergonomics
- Healthier posture and positioning
- Better breathing
- Stress relief
- Whole body benefits
- Enhanced relaxation
About the Author
Angela Kneale, OTD, MA, OTR/L is an occupational therapist, integrative health coach, Franklin Method® educator, and certified Stott Pilates® instructor. Her professional experience includes industrial rehabilitation, employee wellness, and treatment of individuals with chronic pain, physical disabilities, and neurological issues. The author of eight books, Angela specializes in the integration of movement, breathing, postural alignment, and relaxation techniques for optimal health and wellbeing.