Hand Rehabilitation

Hand Rehabilitation

At Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital, occupational therapists provide hand therapy services to people with a variety of conditions, including:

  • Fractures
  • Cumulative trauma injuries
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Tendonitis
  • Sports injuries
  • Burns
  • Nerve injuries
  • Sprains and strains
  • Post-surgical repairs
  • Tendon/nerve injuries
  • Reconstructive surgery due to disease or injury
  • Arthritis
  • Other rheumatic diseases, such as scleroderma or systemic lupus erythematosus

Working closely with your physician, our occupational therapists are members of a team of health care professionals who will guide hand patients through a comprehensive hand rehabilitation program. Upon a thorough evaluation, the therapist may provide one or more of the following:

  • Education about your diagnosis
  • Treatment options
  • Wound care
  • Exercises to improve range of motion and strengthen your hand and/or increase its function
  • Ways to protect your joints and conserve energy
  • Use of assistive devices
  • Analysis of your work environment to prevent re-injury or difficulty on the job
  • Fitting and training in the use of an artificial arm or hand, when appropriate

For more information, call us at (518) 386-3595.

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