Outpatient Rehabilitation for Hand Injuries

man receiving hand physical therapy at lifespan

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Our hand therapy department is staffed by occupational therapists who have advanced training and experience with conditions affecting the hands and upper extremities. Our certified hand therapists work closely with orthopedic and plastic hand surgeons at Lifespan and in the community to create personalized treatment plans to ensure the best possible outcomes for our patients.

The goal of treatment is always to regain maximal use of your arm and hand so that you may resume your daily activities as quickly as possible.

Hand Injuries, Conditions and Treatment Methods

Among the many injuries and conditions we treat are:

  • burns
  • amputations
  • acute and multiple trauma
  • tendon or nerve injuries
  • fractures/dislocations
  • joint instabilities
  • tendonitis
  • arthritis
  • cumulative trauma
  • brachial plexus injuries

In treating our patients, we use: 

  • Custom orthotics/bracing
  • manual therapy techniques
  • therapeutic exercise and activities
  • desensitization
  • pain management
  • education in adaptive equipment and techniques, posture, and ergonomics
  • work conditioning
  • therapeutic warming and cooling

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