Licensed Occupational Therapists & Certified Hand Therapists
Over Twenty Years of Flawless Excellence in Hand Rehabilitation
Specializing in Hand Trauma and Custom Dynamic Splinting
Resources and treatments provided
Friendly, pleasant as well as informal environment.
Meticulous and detailed evaluations/consultation with all hand therapists on board.
Formulation of treatment plan including orthotic assessment.
Communication with operating surgeon if needed.
Review of operative reports or X-Rays-MRI’s if needed
Carry out the treatment plan on a weekly basis, two to five time/week, as advised by MD.
Make timely interventions in treatment due to dynamic nature of healing process, which is crucial.
Heat modalities including paraffin wax, hot packs, ultrasound, friction massage to improve circulation and flexibility as well as pain management. Ionto-phoresis/phono-phoresis.
Retro massage for edema control, scar massage & mobilization to reduce adhesions/hypertrophy.
Therapeutic exercises for guarded stretches to all tight structures-joints, while protecting repairs.
Extensive functional and kinetic activities, customized for each patient to regain hand functions.
Performing activities of daily living to improve the score on our functional assessment test form.
Cold modalities with cold packs/Cryo-massage and TEN’s for pain management and E-Stimulation to facilitate certain muscle contractions, improve tendon glides as and if needed
Assess & custom fabricate multiple static, static progressive, single & dual purpose dynamic splints as needed. (Each splint serves a different purpose and it’s critical to explain details to the patients)
provision of multiple therapeutic supplies for edema control (compressive products), scar management (silicon products), hand exercisers and wound-care supplies s and if needed.
Orthotic check out at the end of each visit to ensure proper fit, comfort and effectiveness.
Orthotic adjustment including re-molding, re-padding, cleaning the orthosis, flaring, bubbling for relief for bony prominences (if needed), cleansing the involved area, application of baby powder and provision of new stockinet’s to maintain proper hygiene.
Home program review at the end with emphasis on the proper use and protocol for Orthotics.