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Certified Hand Therapy

Hand Therapy is the art and science of rehabilitation of the upper extremity of the human body. Our team provides specialty hand therapy services delivered by occupational therapists that are Board Certified in Hand Therapy and have direct experience in hand rehabilitation. Our hand therapy program is recommended for individuals with any condition of the hand, wrist, and elbow including:

  • Repetitive Stress (Carpal Tunnel Syndrome)
  • Traumatic Injury (Fractures of the hand and wrist)
  • Arthritis and Related Disorders
  • Orthopedic or Neurological Injuries

Certified Hand Therapy Treatment

Our Certified Hand Therapists work closely with physicians to ensure optimal outcomes following surgical procedures. The treatment we provide may include custom splinting, injury-specific exercise programs, soft tissue massage or mobilization, wound care, and functional activities or modifications.

Certified Hand Therapy Technique

A hand therapist employs a variety of techniques and tools, including activity and exercise programs, custom orthotic fabrication, management of pain and swelling and wound and scar care.

Common injuries/conditions treated by a Certified Hand Therapist:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Hand/Wrist
  • Birth Defects: Congenital Hand Differences
  • Boutonniere Deformity
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Ganglion Cysts

Locations offering this service

Why choose us?

When you choose Highline Physical Therapy for your care needs, you are choosing a team dedicated to providing the support and healing needed to get you back to your best. Our therapists will develop a personalized treatment plan unique to your needs leveraged through leading, outcomes-driven techniques intended to improve movement and overall function goals.

About our team

Our physical therapists are specially trained in a range of specialties. We will also work collaboratively with your support network - from primary doctors to collegiate athletic trainers - to help you safely return to your day-to-day life while optimizing performance and preventing re-injury. We treat patients of all ages, and we pride ourselves on ease of access, convenience, quality of care, and a positive family-friendly environment.

At physical therapy appointments, we encourage patients to wear comfortable clothing that enables free movement and that allows the therapist access to the injured body part. Most patients wear athletic clothes to their appointments.