Hand Therapy

Specially trained hand therapy specialists are onsite at OrthoUnited to offer you a helping hand

A hand therapy specialist is an occupational therapist (OT) or physical therapist (PT) who, through advanced continuing education such as the AAOS, clinical experience and integration of knowledge in anatomy, physiology and kinesiology, has become proficient in the treatment of pathological upper extremity conditions resulting from trauma, disease, congenital or acquired deformity.

At OrthoUnited, we understand the importance of maintaining complete functionality of your most used extremity. That’s why our hand therapy specialists take the extra time to understand the entirety of your personal situation to properly set a course for a complete recovery. OrthoUnited hand doctors have vast experience in a multitude of specialties from tendon and nerve procedures to complex hand and wrist reconstruction. The ultimate goal of hand therapy is to promote recovery and allow the patient to return to their full ability to engage with work, hobbies, and everyday life.

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More specifically hand therapy can influence the following areas:

  • Improve motion, strength, or coordination after injury or surgery on the wrist or hand.
  • Increase independence in self-care and ability to complete everyday responsibilities after a major injury or facing a degenerative condition.
  • Maximize independence and promote wellness through education on ways to modify tasks or motions to maximize recovery and restore complete function.

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Why Choose OrthoUnited Hand Doctors?

OrthoUnited hand therapy specialists provide a series of unique benefits including but limited to:

  • More accurate assessments through experience, immediate care and effective treatment reduce overall treatment time
  • The continuum of care eliminates the need for multiple medical providers
  • Faster recovery results in decreased overall medical costs comparatively
  • Resulting functional outcomes ensure a faster return to work, hobbies, and overall productive lifestyle

Common hand and upper extremity issues treated at OrthoUnited:

  • Arthritis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain’s Tendinitis
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture
  • Ganglion Cysts and Tumors
  • Nerve Injuries
  • Severe Traumatic Injuries
  • Trigger Finger
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Wrist and Finger Fractures

Our Patients Say It Best

“Three surgeries for trigger fingers by Dr. Richterman. He does a great job from start to finish. I have been a patient at OrthoUnited for years. From back pain to a broken ankle. Everyone there is wonderful. I would never go anywhere else.”
“I have seen 3 different orthopedics and had physical therapy, MRI’s and surgical procedures done at OrthoUnited, along with a few visits to their Express Care. All physicians and staff have been courteous, understanding, knowledgeable and taken great care of me!”
-Heather F.S.
“I’ve been going to OrthoUnited over the years for different things and I always have a pleasant experience. All the staff and doctors are so kind and the facilities are clean. Would recommend this place to anyone!”
-Tracy Y.
“I have been a patient of OrthoUnited for several years and have used a variety of different services within a number of specialties at their clinic: X-rays, CT, MRI scans and other diagnostic testing, physical therapy, and surgery. I have been well served by the Doctors and staff. The techniques used are state of the art and their facilities are excellent.”
-James C.
“I have been coming to OrthoUnited for therapy on my shoulder and then my knee/back recently. In both cases, the therapists have been very knowledgeable, understanding, and were able to explain the what and why in a way that I was able to understand why we were doing the different therapies.”
-Doug H.
“I love OrthoUnited. My mom and I have had a few of the specialists here and they are all awesome.”
-Tracy B.

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