Hand & Upper Extremity Therapy is the art and science of rehabilitation of the upper quadrant, which includes the hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder complex, neck and upper back. It is a merging of occupational therapy and physical therapy theory and practice that combines comprehensive knowledge of the structure of the upper limb with function and activity. Using specialized skills in assessment, planning and treatment, hand therapists provide therapeutic interventions to prevent dysfunction restore function and/or reverse the progression of pathology of the upper limb in order to enhance an individual’s ability to execute tasks and to participate fully in life situations.
At Therapy Solutions, we offer answers to the challenge of injuries to the upper quadrant. Our Certified Hand Therapist understands the significance of loss of function through injury or accident. There can be serious impacts and effects on one’s life. Anyone with an injury wants the very best of treatment to assure maximum recovery. The Certified Hand Therapist credential offers assurance to the public that the therapist has achieved the highest level of competency in the profession and stays up-to-date with practice in the field.
Examples of problems treated at Therapy Solutions by our Certified Hand Therapist:
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and other nerve compression disorders
- Tennis Elbow and other tendon inflammation conditions
- Lacerations with injury to tendons and/or nerves
- Trigger finger
- Fractures of the fingers, hand, wrist, forearm, elbow, humerus, shoulder
- Post-surgical scar, edema and sensation issues
- Rotator cuff injury, with or without surgery
We can help you maximize the outcome following surgery or injury to your hand, arm, shoulder or neck. We work closely with the surgeon to make sure you get the care you and your doctor want.