About Occupational Therapy

Conditions Treated (But not limited to):

  • Upper extremity fractures
  • Tendon injuries
  • Nerve injuries of upper extremity
  • Arthritis/joint replacements of hand/wrist
  • Cumulative trauma/tendonitis (carpal tunnel, DeQuervain’s, lateral/medial epicondylitis, etc.)
  • Trigger finger/release
  • Dupuytren’s/release
  • Upper extremity/hand amputations
  • Crush injuries
  • Work-related and non-work-related injuries of the wrist/hand

Evaluation and Hand Treatments:

  • Custom splint fabrication of the hand/wrist/elbow
  • Therapeutic exercise/isokinetic and functional manual therapy and strengthening
  • Graston Technique® (soft tissue mobilization)
  • Scar management
  • Work conditioning
  • Home exercise programs/patient education
  • Desensitization
  • Treatment to reduce swelling and inflammation and regaining range of motion
  • Wound care of the hand
  • Modalities/pain management
  • Taping techniques

Treatment requires physician referral.