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Hand Therapy in Marin County

Sport and Spine Therapy of Marin provides Hand Therapy throughout Marin County including Novato & San Anselmo and surrounding communities.

The Sport & Spine Therapy of Marin Hand Therapy Team is dedicated to helping patients regain the use of their hands, wrists, fingers, and elbows so they can carry out everyday activities. By restoring function in joints and muscles, we help people achieve independence and prevent further disability. 

We have two locations that provide expert-level hand therapy in Novato & San Anselmo. Our

 Our hand therapists have a minimum of three years of clinical experience, including 4000 hours or more in direct practice in Hand Therapy. Our certified hand therapists have an average of 38 years of experience. Sport & Spine is dedicated to providing high-quality care for conditions affecting the upper extremity. We offer custom orthosis and individualized treatment plans tailored to each patient's needs. Our team takes a hands-on approach in order to provide the best possible care.

Our team of local Marin County Hand Therapists works closely with our orthopedic surgeons, primary care physicians, and other medical professionals to provide patients with the very best possible outcomes and restoration of hand and wrist function. Therapy may include exercises and/or manipulation for stretching, joint mobilization, scar management, and support or advice about home care and activity for the hand.

Common types of hand injuries

Sport & Spine Therapy of Marin specializes in high-quality, professional rehabilitation for patients suffering from acute or chronic upper extremity problems. All appointments are one-on-one and personalized to your needs. Hand injuries can be severe, depending on the type, degree, and site of the damage. Because of repetitive stress and strain, degenerative disease, lacerations, fractures, dislocations, or neurological injury caused by a hand injury

Here are some of the common types of hand injuries that our team treats:

Overuse Injuries

  • Golfer’s Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – nerve compression in the wrist
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome – nerve compression in the elbow
  • De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)

Traumatic Injuries

  • Amputations
  • Burns
  • Fractures of the elbow, wrist, hand, or fingers
  • Tendon lacerations
  • Ligament tears/sprains
  • Wrist sprain/pain

Neurological Impairments

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

Deformities and other issues

  • Boutonniere Deformity
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture
  • Mallet Finger
  • Ganglion Cysts
  • Infections
  • Swan Neck Deformity
  • Weakness

How can a hand therapist help you?

Therapeutic exercises, therapeutic activities, and the use of physical agent modalities can all be used by hand therapists to help restore hand function after surgery or damage with the goal of minimizing the likelihood of additional hand injuries and regain mobility, strength, and function.

If you are experiencing any pain or problems with the use of your hand, wrist, or elbow, make an appointment, talk with your doctor about scheduling an appointment with one of our expert Marin County Hand Therapists today. We will conduct a thorough evaluation and develop a personalized treatment plan to help you achieve optimal function.

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