Hand rehabilitation clinic

Our Hand Therapists at Plexus have significant experience to treat disorders of the arm and hand. With a comprehensive evaluation and application of an individualized treatment plan, you can return to your highest possible level of independence in daily activities, work and overall participation in various life roles.
Hand Therapy comprises of assessment and treatment of any condition that limits or does not allow use of the arm and hand. Whether the injury is due to an accident, sports injury or disease process, rehabilitation is needed to strengthen muscles, reduce pain and restore hand function.

Hand Therapy services cover a broad spectrum of conditions, including:

• Tendon and nerve injuries
• Fractures, dislocations and strains
• Amputations
• Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
• Rheumatoid Arthritis and other arthritic conditions
• Tendonitis
• Hand contractures
• Soft tissue injuries
• Burns
• Stroke
• Chronic pain
• Diabetes
• Focal hand dystonia
• Anomalies present at birth
• Movement disorders related to psychological conditions

We have a variety of hand therapy tools and techniques at our disposal. Depending on your condition and goals, we may recommend one or several treatments to improve the function of your arm or hand:

• Functional assessment
• Activities designed to increase motion, dexterity and strength
• Compression therapy and edema management
• Scar tissue management
• Desensitization, sensory re-education and sensory compensation techniques
• Therapeutic modalities for tissue and joint preconditioning to minimize pain and stiffness
• Joint protection and energy conservation training
• Behavioral management
• Techniques and suggestions for assistive devices
• Manual therapy
• Custom-made orthotics to help protect your hand after a surgery, immobilize it, correct an injury or deformity, etc.
• Pain management
• Training for using prosthetics