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Hand Therapy

Hand TherapyHand therapy focuses on the remediation of hand, wrist and upper extremity problems for you to achieve the maximal level of independence during self-care, work and leisure activities.

At Beaumont, our hand therapists will provide you one-on-one treatment based on your deficits determined during a thorough musculoskeletal evaluation.  

Our objectives include:

  • restoring functional movement, strength, endurance and fine-motor control to maximize the speed, quality and independence of purposeful activity
  • remediating sensory deficits and instructing you in compensatory techniques to improve safety 
  • promoting techniques for pain and swelling management
  • facilitating wound healing and minimizing scar tissue
  • optimizing body mechanics and improving work simplification and energy conservation 
  • providing adaptive equipment and functional solutions to improve independence with self-care, work tasks and leisure activities
  • utilizing custom static and dynamic splinting to protect and support healing structures and/or to restore movement
  • providing educational resources for your specific condition

Conditions treated:

  • arthritis, including rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis
  • DeQuervain's tendonitis
  • Dupuytren's disease
  • postoperative upper extremity conditions
  • repetitive cumulative trauma disorders including carpal tunnel syndrome, lateral and medial epicondylitis and thoracic outlet syndrome
  • sensory problems of the upper extremity including complex regional pain syndrome
  • tenosynovitis/tendonitis
  • amputations/wounds
  • fractures, dislocations or crush injuries
  • nerve palsy including radial nerve, ulnar nerve, median nerve and brachial plexus injuries
  • soft tissue injuries, including sprains and strains
  • tendon trauma, including ruptures/repairs

Treatment may include:

  • activity modification techniques
  • customized home exercise programs
  • different forms of heat, cold or electric stimulation
  • functional activities
  • manual therapy
  • neuromuscular re-education
  • splinting
  • therapeutic exercises

Get Results

Beaumont is most preferred for Physical Therapy services in the tri-county and 9-county area compared to other local health systems.