Hand Therapy

hand-therapyHand therapy is designed to help improve your ability to move the small bones and muscles in your hand, fingers, wrist, forearm and elbow. Hand therapy will help you improve your ability to touch, grasp, pick up and hold items you use everyday.

Grand View Health’s certified hand therapists can help those suffering from many common problems:

  • Arthritis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Crush injuries
  • Dupuytren’s contracture
  • Elbow, forearm, wrist, hand and finger fractures
  • Stiffness, swelling or weakness after hand surgery
  • Tendon or nerve injuries
  • Elbow, wrist or thumb tendinitis
  • Trigger finger
  • Stroke

Hand Therapy Services at Grand View Health

  • Adaptive devices
  • Heat modalities such as moist heat, paraffin wax and fluidotherapy
  • Custom splinting
  • Stretching and strengthening exercises
  • Treatments to reduce swelling and scarring
  • Home program including prevention strategies
  • Saebo-trained therapists for upper extremity rehabilitation after a stroke

Locations

Hand Therapy services are available in the Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Outpatient Department located on the first floor of the Grand View Health Outpatient Center at Sellersville and the Grand View Health Sports Medicine Center with offices on the ground floor of the Sellersville Outpatient Center and the Grand View Health Outpatient Center at Harleysville.