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What is Hand Therapy?

Hand therapy is a specialty area within occupational and physical therapy that focuses on evaluating and treating injuries and conditions of the upper extremity which includes the shoulder, arm, elbow, forearm, wrist and hand.  The hand therapist can effectively treat and rehabilitate patients through post-operative rehabilitation, preventative, non-operative or conservative treatment.

Our Therapists

Hand Therapists are either licensed physical (PT) or occupational therapists (OT) who have specialized training and knowledge in upper extremity therapeutic interventions.  Hand therapy is available to individuals of all ages who may have a wide variety of conditions such as:

  • Arthritis
  • Wrist sprains and strains
  • Hand/wrist fractures
  • Congenital hand conditions
  • Nerve injuries of the hand, wrist, elbow
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Tendon lacerations and repairs
  • Nerve and tendon transfers
  • Post-surgical limitations in pain, weakness, and range of motion
  • Tennis elbow
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
Our Therapists

What are the Benefits of Hand Therapy?

Boost strength & dexterity while managing pain.

Hand Therapy can benefit patients that may have been affected by an accident, trauma or arthritis, genetic condition, or who may have undergone surgery.  Hand therapists can help:

  • Monitor and treat wounds
  • Soften scars
  • Decrease pain
  • Reduce swelling
  • Increase strength and flexibility
  • Help return function for work, sports, hobbies, and more
  • Fabricate customized splints
What are the Benefits of Hand Therapy?

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