Hand therapy helps a patient regain maximum use of his or her hand after injury, surgery or the onset of disease.
Treatment is provided by a hand therapist; someone who is first trained as a physical or occupational therapist and then receives additional training in hand therapy.
Hand therapists teach exercises and create custom treatments to help the hand heal and protect it from additional injury.
The following conditions are a subset of common treatments:
- Nerve Repairs
- Nerve Compression Syndromes
- Tendon Repairs/Tenolysis
- Wound Care