Occupational Therapy

Our team of Certified Hand Therapists (CHTs) utilizes the latest technology and techniques to help each patient achieve their maximum performance and transition back to work and daily activities. We specialize in treating hand, wrist, and elbow.

Conditions including the following:

  • Work-related injuries
  • Wrist and hand fractures
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Cumulative Trauma Injuries
  • Amputation and crush injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Nerve Damage

Our CHTs provide the guidance and education essential to ongoing wellness and the prevention of future injuries. Our in-house therapy department allows for close communication with our physicians for a team approach. Written evaluations and timely progress reports keep physicians and insurance companies informed of their patient’s status.

Hand Therapy Services Include:

  • Comprehensive Evaluation
  • Range of Motion
  • Custom Dynamic and Static Splinting
  • Patient Education
  • Individualized Home Programs
  • Coordination Training
  • Scar Management
  • Edema Control
  • Mobilization
  • Sensory Re-education and Desensitization
  • Strengthening and Endurance Program
  • Modalities

Bracing

To provide the latest in technology to our patients, we actively seek out medical advances that improve patient comfort, augment function, and assist recovery. From custom splinting created by our hand therapists to the latest in light-weight knee braces, we offer a complete line of bracing options. We are excited to be the first in our region to offer EXOS custom waterproof braces.  We also offer BREG (Fast Form) custom waterproof braces.

In an effort to prevent injuries in our active population, we offer braces for purchase if you wish to protect yourself during sports such as tennis, rollerblading, snowboarding, etc.

EMG/NCS

(Electromyography/Nerve Conduction Studies)

Comprehensive evaluation and treatment of extremity pain may require specialized assessment of the nerves transmitting the pain. From herniated discs impinging nerve roots in the spine to distal nerve constriction such as carpal tunnel syndrome, electrical testing of the nerves (PNCV/EMG) can determine the site of compression. This accurate and objective test coupled with a localized neurological exam can diagnose disorders that may or may not require surgery.

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