Complete Care Physical Therapy

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy is a rehabilitation discipline that includes hand and upper extremity injuries. Whether your injury is caused by overuse, trauma, or requires surgery, the primary goal is to help you achieve maximum recovery to help you regain function, strength, range of motion, and dexterity for use with daily activities without pain.

Examples of conditions and injuries of the upper extremity are:

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Sprains, fractures, and dislocations (finger, wrist, elbow)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Tennis Elbow (lateral epicondylitis)
  • Golfer's Elbow (medial epicondylitis)
  • DeQuervain's
  • Dupuytren's Disease
  • Trigger finger
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Post stroke weakness, fine motor coordination deficits

Treatments include:

  • Diagnosis specific and post-surgical protocols
  • Modalities including Cold Laser technology
  • Exercise and strengthening program
  • Manual therapy
  • Massage for specific muscle groups
  • Sensory Re-education
  • Development of patient-specific home exercise program
  • Application of braces/splints for post-surgical, post-injury, or long-term use
  • Ergonomic principles
  • Injury prevention