Certified Hand Therapy

Our hand therapy services are provided by experienced and skilled Certified Hand Therapists (CHT). A CHT is an occupational or physical therapist that has advanced training in the evaluation and treatment of the upper extremity. The therapist is required to have at least 3 years of experience including 5000 hours of direct practice in hand therapy. They must also pass a comprehensive exam.

Our CHTs work one-on-one with patients using compassion, creativity and advanced therapy techniques in a comfortable environment to help patients achieve their goals and restore function. Individually designed therapy programs are carefully developed for patients with injuries and/or medical conditions related to the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand and digits.

Services may include the following:

  • Evaluation (pre- and post-op)
  • Splints (custom & prefabricated)
  • Patient/Family Education
  • Written Home Programs
  • Wound Care
  • Kinetic Taping
  • Thermal and Electrical Modalities
  • Strength & Endurance Training
  • Injury Prevention Programs
  • Scar and Pain Management
  • Edema Control
  • Manual Therapy Desensitization
  • Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCE)