Hand Therapy

  • Hand Therapy

    When the hand and upper extremity are unable to function properly, a specialized approach is essential. Our highly skilled and certified hand therapists are proficient in the evaluation and treatment of upper extremity conditions. including those of the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder. Under the direction of the referring physician, our team designs each treatment based on the physician's diagnosis and the specific needs of the patient established during the initial visit/evaluation.

    Conditions treated include:

    • Arthritis
    • Fractures
    • Tendon injuries
    • Tendonitis of upper extremity
    • Peripheral nerve injuries
    • Carpal tunnel syndrome
    • Crush injuries
    • Repetitive motion disorder
    • Joint pain
    • Chronic and degenerative pathology

    The scope of hand therapy services offered includes:

    • Custom dynamic/static splinting of the upper extremity for adults and pediatrics**
    • Wound and Scar Management
    • Edema control
    • Pain control
    • Range of motion exercises
    • Work stimulation
    • Strengthening
    • Joint/soft tissue/neural mobilization
    • Fine Motor/Dexterity training following injury
    • Modalities, including electrical stimulation, ultrasound, iontophoresis, phonophoresis