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Regain Full Hand and Arm Function Experience Excellent Hand Rehabilitation

Physical therapist checks the patient wrist by pressing the wrist bone in clinic room.

Hand therapy addresses functional recovery from an upper extremity injury or disease process. The goal of treatment is to help patients regain full hand and arm function for completion of their daily work, sport, or self care activities. Treatment programs are individually designed to meet the goals of each patient.

examining patients hand

Commonly Treated Elbow, Wrist, and Hand Conditions

  • Fractures
  • Tendon/ligament injuries
  • Repetitive strain injuries (i.e., carpal tunnel syndrome, deQuervain’s tenosynovitis, cubital tunnel syndrome)
  • Arthritis
  • Contractures
  • Nerve injuries
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Burns
  • Multi-trauma
Happy senior man exercising hand with physical therapy device

Common Treatments

  • Range of motion/stretching
  • Joint mobilization
  • Gross and fine motor coordination
  • Scar management
  • Edema management
  • Pain management
  • Modalities (i.e., ultrasound, electrical stimulation, iontophoresis, paraffin, Fluidotherapy)
  • Splinting
  • Desensitization/sensory stimulation

Schedule an Appointment

To learn more about our Hand Rehabilitation services or to schedule an appointment, please call Outpatient Therapy Services at 740-687-8602.