Specialized care for the hands and upper limbs
NovaCare's certified hand therapists (CHT) provide comprehensive and industry-leading treatment for hand, wrist, arm, elbow and shoulder injuries or conditions. Our team will work with you to create an individualized program to return you to work, life and athletics as soon as possible.
Our goal is to restore function to your hand, wrist or arm using the latest treatments available. Your therapy will begin with an evaluation where our therapists consider your worksite, sports and other activities that are important to you.
Treatments may include:
- Custom splints
- Therapeutic taping
- Hands-on-manipulation of joints or soft tissue
- Wound and scar care
Even if you have a permanent arm or hand limitation, we can provide you with techniques, equipment and educational background to help you perform activities with less pain and more independence. Hand therapy can be used to treat many conditions, including:
- Amputations and prosthetic training
- Broken bones/fractures
- Burns and scars
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Cuts, infections and open wounds
- Dislocations and sprains
- Jammed fingers and joints
- Joint stiffness
- Pain in the hand/arm
- Post-surgical procedures
- Repetitive strain, pulled muscles
- Sports-related injuries
- Swelling, numbness, tingling, weakness
- Tendon injuries
- Work-related injuries
Our CHTs receive advanced training consisting of more than 4,000 clinical hours and board certification testing by the Hand Therapy Certification Commission.
Additionally, our CHTs add certifications to their skill sets through ongoing education. They are committed to remaining current on the latest research and advancements, ensuring that we are using the most up-to-date techniques.
We proudly employ more CHTs than any other outpatient rehabilitation company nationwide .