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Hand Therapy

Our certified hand therapists and occupational therapists will help you with your finger, hand, wrist, and elbow symptoms including:

  • Chronic conditions (arthritis, congenital deformities)
  • Traumatic injuries (fractures, dislocations, lacerations of nerves or tendons)
  • Treatment of 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
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