A hand therapist is an occupational or physical therapist who, through advanced study, specializes in rehabilitating patients with conditions that affect the hands and upper extremity.
A hand therapist works with patients who may have been affected by an accident or trauma leaving them with wounds, scars, burns, injured tendons or nerves, fractures, or even amputation of the finger, hand or arm.
Services include but are not limited to:
- Pre-op assessment
- Comprehensive patient education
- Computerized documentation
- Strength assessment
- Blankenship functional capacity evaluations and Florida impairment evaluations
- Custom splinting for the upper extremity at our custom splinting bar