Hand Therapy

Hand therapist helps patient

Our hand therapy team treats your finger, hand, wrist, and elbow symptoms. You may see our certified hand therapists or occupational therapists. We treat you for:

  • Chronic conditions (arthritis, congenital deformities)
  • Traumatic injuries (fractures, dislocations, lacerations of nerves or tendons)
  • Overuse injuries (tendonitis, carpal tunnel, tennis elbow)

Early evaluation of your finger, hand, wrist, and elbow symptoms can prevent further injury and chronic problems. We work with you to develop an individualized treatment plan to reach your goals.

Common treatments

  • Creating customized splints for your specific needs
  • Education on home programs to manage your symptoms:
    • Stretching
    • Range of motion
    • Strengthening
    • Joint protection techniques
  • Ergonomic assessment and recommendations
  • Exercise and movement to help your return to daily activities
  • Kinesiotape application
  • Massage of the affected area
  • Scar management
  • Therapy methods including:
    • Cold packs
    • Contrast baths
    • Electrical stimulation
    • Fluidotherapy
    • Hot packs
    • Iontophoresis
    • Paraffin bath
    • Ultrasound
  • Wound care and cleaning removal of stitches