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Hand Clinic

The Hand Clinic specializes in the treatment of injuries and disabilities to the elbow, forearm and hand. The dedicated staff at the Hand Clinic, which includes Certified Hand Therapists, works to ensure a unified, well-managed program of care for each patient. Our comprehensive approach includes evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of the hand and upper extremity with a goal of return to functional activity.

Diagnoses Treated

 

  • Amputation
  • Arthritis
  • Arthroplasty
  • Burns
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (conservative/post op)
  • Crush injury
  • Dislocation
  • Fracture
  • Nerve injury
  • Nerve repair
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Repetitive trauma
  • Tendonitis
  • Tendon injury

 

Services

Their expertise in therapy and nonsurgical treatment of the elbow, forearm and hand includes:

  • Patient evaluation
  • Custom splinting (static or dynamic)
  • Individualized strength-building, flexibility/range of motion programs
  • Scar management and edema control
  • Patient education programs
  • Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis joint protection techniques
  • Baltimore Therapeutic Equipment (BTE)
  • Compression garment fitting
  • Functional activities
  • Functional electrical nerve stimulation
  • Home education/exercises
  • Sensory evaluation

Treatment Modalities

  • Soft-tissue mobilization
  • Paraffin
  • Fluidotherapy
  • Ultrasound
  • Iontophoresis

 

Certified Therapists

 

  • Gaston techniques (manual therapy)
  • Kinseo taping

 

 

Referrals

 

A physician or nurse practitioner's referral for the hand clinic is required. The referral may include the diagnosis and an evaluation and treatment order or may include specific treatment instructions that the physician/nurse practitioner would like incorporated into the program.

 

For More Information

For additional information about this program or related rehabilitation services, call (662) 377-7215 or 1-800-THE-DESK (1-800-843-3375).