Outpatient Hand Rehabilitation

Hand Rehab photo

The Occupational and Physical Therapists in the Hand Rehabilitation Department perform evaluations and develop individualized treatment plans for a wide range of orthopedic conditions. They specialize in pre and post-operative management of conditions involving the elbow, wrist, hand, and fingers including but not limited to:

  • Amputations
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Congenital deformities
  • Crush injuries
  • Dislocation injuries
  • Dupuytrens
  • Finger joint replacements
  • Fractures
  • Joint contractures
  • Ligamentous injuries
  • Nerve palsy/lacerations and repair
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Sprains
  • Tendon lacerations and repair
  • Tennis elbow
  • Trigger finger
  • Upper extremity sports injuries

The personalized treatment programs may include:

  • Activities of daily living retraining
  • Custom static and dynamic splinting
  • Edema control
  • Fluido therapy
  • Home exercise programs
  • Modalities including ultrasound, electrical stimulation, whirlpool
  • Range of motion and strengthening exercises
  • Scar management/desensitization
  • Sensory evaluation/re-education
  • Strengthening programs
  • Wound care