Hand Therapy

Hand Therapy

Our hand therapy services are provided by experienced, skilled, physical and occupational therapists. Our care plans may or may not incorporate the use of custom made splints and orthotics. At White Oak, we work with patients using compassion, creativity, and advanced manual techniques, in a comfortable environment to help patients achieve their goals and restore function. Individually designed therapy programs are carefully developed for patients with injuries and/or medical conditions related to the fingers, hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder, and cervical spine.

Services may include the following:

  • Manual Mobilizations of Joint & Soft Tissue
  • Splint Fabrication & Management (custom, prefabricated & off-the-shelf)
  • Modalities such as dry whirlpool, wax heat conduction, ultrasound and mirror imagery
  • Patient/Family Education
  • Home Programming
  • Post Operative Wound Care
  • Thermal and Electrical Modalities
  • Strength & Endurance Training
  • Injury Prevention Programs
  • Scar and Pain Management
  • Edema & Swelling Management

Common Conditions Worked By A Hand Therapist:

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Trigger Finger
  • Tendonitis/Tendinopathies & tendon lacerations
  • Nerve Entrapments/Impingements/li>
  • Frozen Shoulders
  • De Quairvain's Diseases
  • Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Disorders
  • Contractures
  • Hand, Wrist, Elbow & Shoulder Fractures
  • Traumatic Amputations and Re-plantations
  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS)

Disclaimer: These services are rarely ever considered effective in isolation, yet are tools to create a 'cocktail' of a physical medicine program