Hand Therapy

Certified Hand Therapy

Hand Therapy is the art and science of rehabilitation of the upper quarter of the human body. Using specialized skills in assessment and treatment, the CHT promotes restoration of function and prevention of dysfunction of the upper extremity.

Why a CHT?

The CHT credential offers assurance to the public that the therapist has achieved the highest level of competency in the profession and stays up to date with practice within the field.

Specialized Treatment of the Upper Extremity

  • Fracture Care
  • Post Surgical Hand /Wrist Injuries
  • Tendon Injury and Repair
  • Carpal, Cubital and Radial Tunnel management
  • Peripheral nerve lesions
  • Thoracic Outlet/Brachial Plexopathy
  • Burn /Wound Care
  • Amputations
  • Epicondylitis (Tennis/GolfersElbow)
  • Tendonitis/Synovitis
  • Crush Injuries
  • RSD/CRPS
  • Cumulative Trauma/Repetitive Use Injuries

Specialized Services

  • Custom Splinting
  • Sensory Testing
  • Manual Treatment

 

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