Hand therapy

Improve strength, range of motion and comfort in your hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder or arm with therapy at ProHealth Care. After an injury or surgery, depend on skilled specialists to support healing and help you complete daily activities more easily.

Certified hand therapists

Choose a therapist who specializes in treating conditions like yours. Our team includes certified hand therapists (CHTs) – experienced occupational therapists with advanced training in caring for hands, wrists, elbows, shoulders and arms. Count on our team for:

  • Accurate assessments
  • Nonsurgical treatments that help you to return to work and other activities more quickly

Conditions we treat

Look to the CHTs at ProHealth when your hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder or arm is affected by:

  • Arthritis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Injuries, including burns, broken bones, dislocated joints and nerve injuries
  • Pain
  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • Surgery
  • Swelling (edema)
  • Tendonitis, including tennis elbow
  • Trigger finger
  • Weakness due to neurological problems such as stroke

Individual care plans

Work with your therapist to create a treatment plan that fits your condition and goals. Your plan may incorporate:

  • Cold therapy to ease pain and reduce swelling
  • Gentle exercises to build strength, flexibility or range of motion
  • Heat therapy to ease pain and relax muscles
  • Joint protection education
  • Myofascial release to reduce tension and relieve pain
  • Practice of daily activities in small, manageable steps
  • Splints or braces to protect your joints
  • Taping to support your joints, muscles and tendons.
  • Special devices or equipment to make activities easier

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Ask for a referral

If your doctor recommends therapy to treat your condition, ask for a referral to ProHealth Care. For more information, contact a rehabilitation services location near you.

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