Hand Therapy Rehab

What it entails

  • Conventional Progressive Rehabilitation
  • Unique Integrated Approach
  • Post-Op & Sports Rehabilitation
  • Hand Therapy

Hand Therapy is rehabilitation performed on patients with complex conditions, injuries and surgeries affecting the hands, wrists and elbows. This type of therapy is performed at Physio Logic by a therapist with advanced continuing education.

What does hand therapy provide?

Preventative, non-operative or conservative treatment:

  • Management of pain, both acute and chronic
  • Desensitization following nerve injury or trauma
  • Sensory re-education after nerve injury
  • Design and implementation of home exercise programs to increase motion, dexterity, and/or strength
  • Training in the performance of daily life skills
  • Conditioning prior to returning to work

Postoperative Rehabilitation may additionally inlcude:

  • Management of scars or sutured wounds
  • Control of hypersensitive scars
  • Reduction of swelling
  • Instruction in home exercise program

Common Injuries Seen for Specialized Hand Therapy

Overuse / Repetitive Injuries:

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (lateral epicondylitis)
  • Golfer’s Elbow (medial epicondylitis)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Mallet Finger

Chronic Hand Conditions:

  • Arthritis: Rheumatoid or Osteoarthritis
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture
  • DeQuervain’s Disease
  • Raynaud’s Syndrome
  • Writer’s Cramp
  • Musician Injuries

Acute or Traumatic Hand Injuries:

  • Fractures
  • Ligament Injuries
  • Post-Operative Rehab for Upper Extremity Conditions
  • Radial and Ulnar Nerve Palsy
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD)
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Upper Extremity Sports Injuries

MEET YOUR TEAM

Jeanine Robotti

Jeanine Robotti

CLINIC DIRECTOR & PHYSICAL THERAPIST

Dr. Sarah Rodriguez, DPT

Dr. Sarah Rodriguez, DPT

DOCTOR OF PHYSICAL THERAPY

Dr. Eva Shi, DPT

Dr. Eva Shi, DPT

DOCTOR OF PHYSICAL THERAPY

Dr. Fanny Chan, DPT

Dr. Fanny Chan, DPT

DOCTOR OF PHYSYCAL THERAPY

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