Rehabilitation

The Hand Therapy Program

Our Hand Therapy Program addresses injuries and conditions of the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder.

Our Occupational Therapists have undergone specialized training in treating upper extremity conditions through advanced study and testing. Therapists work closely with physicians and clients to provide a continuum of care that addresses the clients' needs and prepares them to return to work and a productive lifestyle.

Our current Occupational Therapy staff are

  • Advanced Certified in Hand Therapy
  • Advanced Certified in Physical Agents/Modalities
  • Certified in Lymphedema Management

Conditions Treated

We offer specialized therapy for these conditions:

  • fractures and dislocations
  • arthritis
  • repetitive strain injuries
  • tendon injuries, disorders, and repairs
  • amputations
  • burns
  • nerve injuries and repairs
  • post-surgical management
  • edema management
  • scar management
  • custom and pre-fab splinting
  • acute and chronic pain
  • traumatic injuries

Evaluation and Treatment

Following a thorough evaluation, our therapists will work with clients to develop an individualized treatment plan that may include:

  • range of motion exercises
  • strengthening exercises
  • heat and cold therapy
  • neuromuscular re-education
  • ultrasound, lontophoresis, and electrical stimulation
  • post-surgical management
  • edema management
  • scar massage and soft tissue mobilization
  • desensitization and sensory re-education
  • customized splint fabrication
  • joint protection principles and energy conservation techniques
  • therapeutic functional activities
  • home exercise program