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Hand Therapy

When the upper extremities are working well (and pain free), it’s a beautiful thing. When they’re not, even the most routine tasks can be a challenge. Our highly-trained hand therapists are here to help remedy the issues you are dealing with concerning your hands, wrists, elbows and shoulders. You and the therapist work together to layout a comprehensive therapy program focused on a speedy and complete recovery.

Commonly Treated Conditions

  • Pain in the hand/arm
  • Swelling, numbness, tingling, weakness
  • Therapy after surgical procedures
  • Arthritis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Tendonitis, trigger finger
  • Tendon injuries
  • Broken bones/fractures, jammed fingers/joints
  • Amputations and prosthetic training
  • Joint stiffness, dislocations and sprains
  • Burns, scars, cuts, infections, open wounds
  • Repetitive strain/pulled muscles
  • Dupuytren’s contracture
  • Congenital defects
  • Sports injuries
  • Work-related injuries

How Can You Benefit from Hand Therapy?

  • Treatments without an operation
  • Help with recent or long-lasting pain
  • Help to reduce sensitivity from nerve problems
  • Learning to feel again after a nerve injury
  • Learning home exercise programs to help with movement and strength
  • How to make splints to help prevent or improve stiffness
  • Learning to complete everyday activities with special tools
  • Help getting back to work

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