Hand Therapy

Hand Therapy is a specialized therapy that deals with conditions of the upper extremities and particularly with the hand and fingers. Physical therapy for hands is indicative for the following conditions:

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Arthritis
  • Burns
  • Nerve injuries
  • Fractures
  • Tendinosis
  • Chronic pain
  • Neurologic conditions (stroke)

Manual Therapy is the therapy of choice for the treatment of the above conditions. In some cases, the physical therapist might fabricate splints to be used for correction or prevention of injury. Additionally, the patient receives training (hand therapy exercises) on how to perform daily activities and return to a productive lifestyle.