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Recovering from Injury with Hand Therapy

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June 10, 2021

Hand therapist treating a patient.

Hand therapists evaluate and treat injuries and conditions of the upper extremities from the shoulder through the hand. Learn more about the benefits of hand therapy.

What is Hand Therapy?

Hand therapy is the art and science of evaluating and treating injuries and conditions of the upper extremity including the shoulder, arm, elbow, forewarm, wrist, and hand. Therapeutic interventions are utilized to help you return to your highest level of function.

What Can a Hand Therapist Do for Me? 

A hand therapist can help to bridge the gap from medical management of your injury or condition to a successful recovery, allowing you to function normally in your daily life. Hand therapists are dedicated to treating conditions or injuries with an advanced understanding of the upper extremity.

Hand Therapists

McFarland Clinic Physical Therapy has certified hand therapists on staff. Talk to your primary care provider if you are experiencing deficits in hand function, and they can help guide you to a hand therapist.

 

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