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Upper Extremity Hand & Arm Program
This program includes assessment by occupational therapists and treatment of hands and arms following orthopedic injury, stroke or other neurological conditions. Treatment may include soft tissue mobilization and exercises to improve strength and coordination. Heat, ice or stimulation may be used to decrease pain and /or increase joint movement. Custom splinting services may also be provided for rest and protection of joints or to gain flexibility and movement.
Common hand and arm diagnoses include fractures, arthritis, tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, nerve and tendon injuries or weakness of an arm or hand following a stroke. Emphasis of all hand therapy is on improving function and prevention of future injury.