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Hand Therapy

Hand therapy is the method of evaluating and treating injuries related to the upper extremity of the body including the hand, wrist, forearm, elbow, shoulder, or entire arm.

Our certified hand therapists use specific techniques to help return a patient to doing things they love.

Hand therapists are also occupational therapists (OT) or physical therapists (PT) who, through extensive continuing education and significant clinical experience are skilled in using advanced therapeutic techniques, state of the art equipment, and custom fabrication of both static and dynamic splints to help return each patient to the highest level of function possible.

Treatment Techniques May Include:

  • Custom Fabricated Splints
  • ASTYM System
  • Desensitization
  • Range of Motion
  • Comprehensive Home Program
  • Massage
  • Neuromuscular Re-Education
  • Joint Mobilization
  • Joint Protection
  • Edema Control
  • Pain Control
  • ADL Training

The technical complexity of the hand necessitates a high level of competence by therapists with advanced skills in upper extremity rehabilitation for recovery from conditions such as:

  • Post-Op Surgical Care
  • Overuse Syndrome
  • Joint Implants
  • Amputations
  • Congenital Deformities
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Fractures
  • Arthritis
  • Joint Deterioration
  • Tendonitis
  • Burns
  • Contractures and Scars
  • Joint Reconstruction
  • Nerve Injuries