Hand/Wrist Therapy

Ortho RI’s Certified Hand Therapists (CHTs) and Occupational Therapists (OTs) provide specialized care to individuals with hand and wrist dysfunctions through one-on-one individualized treatment. The focus of treatment is to assist the patient in regaining maximal use of the hand or arm while returning them as quickly as possible to all of their daily activities.

 

Our CHTs treat:

  • Sports injuries
  • Cumulative trauma disorders
  • Repetitive stress injuries
  • Nerve injuries
  • Tendon repairs
  • Fractures/ dislocation
  • Sports injuries
  • Cumulative trauma disorders
  • Repetitive stress injuries
  • Nerve injuries
  • Tendon repairs
  • Fractures/ dislocation
  • Carpal tunnel (median nerve compression)
  • Trigger finger (stenosing tenosynovitis)

Our hand/wrist modalities include:

  • Ultrasound
  • Pain management
  • Edema and scar management
  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Desensitization and sensory re-education
  • Work conditioning
  • Custom splinting
  • Manual therapy
  • Patient & Caregiver education
  • Prescription & implementation of home exercise programs
  • Joint protection
  • Activity modification
  • Low-level laser
  • Paraffin
  • Electrical stimulation
  • NMES
  • Thermal modalities
  • Iontophoresis
  • Fluidotherapy