Hand Therapy

Conditions Treated

Hand therapy addresses injuries and conditions of the hand, wrist,
elbow and shoulder. Therapists have extensive, specialized training in treating upper extremity conditions.

  • Custom-made splints
  • Traumatic injuries and sports injuries
  • Conservative and Post surgical conditions including rotator cuff and shoulder impingement
  • Tennis and Golfer’s elbow
  • Tendonitis conditions
  • DeQuervain’s
  • Repetitive motion syndromes
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Other nerve entrapment disorders
  • Amputations, burns and frostbite
  • Arthritis
  • Tendon lacerations
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy/complex regional pain syndrome

Treatment Techniques

  • Home exercise programs
  • Therapeutic activities
  • Joint protection
  • Activity modification techniques
  • Cstom upper extremity splinting, brace fitting and instruction
  • Ice, ultrasound, fluidiotherapy and TENS
  • Exercises to increase range of motion and strength
  • Control swelling / scarring management
  • Patient education

For more information or to make an appointment, please call (906) 485-2261.