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Hand Therapy

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Hand Therapy is a treatment provided by our certified hand therapists to alleviate a variety of conditions in the upper quarter of the human body.

Hand therapy is the rehabilitation of the upper quarter of the human body. Hand therapy combines occupational therapy and physical therapy requiring knowledge of the upper quarter, body function, and activity. Using specialized skills in assessment and treatment, certified hand therapists promote the goals of prevention of dysfunction, restoration of function and/or reversal of the progression of pathology in order to enhance participation in life situations for individuals with upper quarter disease or injury.

Common Conditions

There are a variety of hand conditions our certified hand therapists can treat. We have outlined some of the most common conditions below.

Repetitive Strain Injuries- Injuries caused by repetitive tasks and/or forceful exertions

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • DeQuervains
  • Epicondylitis
  • Tendonitis
  • Trigger Finger

 

Post Surgical Conditions- Any conditions following surgery 

  • Nerve and Tendon Repairs
  • Wrist Surgery

 

Traumatic Conditions- Conditions caused by traumatic events

  • Fractures,
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Mallet Finger
  • Crush Injuries

Contact Physical Therapy offers Hand Therapy at our Scottsdale location.