Manual techniques require skilled hand movements that promotes tissue extensibility, increase range of motion, manipulate soft tissue and joints, change muscle function and encourage relaxation, pain reduction, and reduce edema.
Custom Fabricated Orthotic
A custom-fabricated orthotic is one made for a specific patient and no one else would be able to use this orthotic. It is designed and fabricated based on type of injury, X-ray/MRI results, bony landmarks, open wounds, measurements/tracings, and other comorbidities.
Graston Technique is a special form of instrument-assisted soft issue mobilization that addresses soft tissue and fascial restrictions. It evidenced based treatment is based on specially designed stainless-steel instruments with distinctive edges and angles to effectively treat these restrictions.
Therapeutic exercise is the systematic execution of physical movement, postures or activities that are intended to remediate or prevent impairments, to restore or improve physical function, to prevent or reduce risk factors and to optimize health, fitness or sense of well being.
Neuromuscular re-education is the process of restoring normal body movement patterns by coordinating your nerves and muscles to work together to produce movement. Your nerves send signals between your muscles and your brain about where, when and how fast to move.
Wound care involves every stage of wound management including diagnosing wound types, considering factors that affect wound healing, and the proper treatments for wound management. Once all factors are considered then the best treatment option can be determined.
Self-care are activities that meet basic individual or personal needs. These includes activities such as personal care (bathing, toileting, dressing, feeding), functional mobility, and community management (grocery shopping, driving, etc.).
Pediatric Hand therapy is a specialized practice that combines a certified hand therapist with a pediatric occupational therapist. The therapist collaborates with the parents and physicians to ensure that the child receives the best treatment in a playful and motivating environment. Common diagnoses include: congenital and acquired hand conditions, fractures, tendon injuries, trigger fingers, sport injuries, sprain/strains as well as development of the hand and handwriting
HAND & WRIST
- Fractures: Distal Radius, Ulnar, Metacarpal/ Boxer’s, Phalanx, Scaphoid/ Carpal fractures
- Tendon/Tendonitis: Flexor and Extensor Tendon repairs, DeQuervain’s, ECU tendonitis, Trigger Finger, Mallet Finger, Boutonniere Deformity
- Nerve compression: Carpal Tunnel, Guyon’s Canal
- Arthritis: Osteoarthritis, CMC arthroplasty, Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Others: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Dupuytren’s Contracture, Ganglion cysts, Sagittal band injuries, Nail bed injuries, TFCC injuries, Crush Hand, Kinenbock’s, Wrist fusions
FOREARM & ELBOW
- Fractures: Radial head, Olecranon, Coronoid, Distal humerus, Monteggia Fractures
- Tendonitis: Tennis & golfer’s elbow, biceps and triceps tendonitis, intersection syndrome
- Ligamentous injuries: UCL and MCL sprain/tears, distal biceps ruptures, triceps ruptures
- Arthritis and arthritic joint pain: Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Nerve compressions: Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, Radial Nerve Syndrome
- Others: Dislocations, Terrible Triad, Elbow joint replacement
- Acute injuries/ Fractures: Humeral fractures, AC (Acromioclavicular) Joint Separation, Long Head of the Biceps rupture, Clavicular fractures, Dislocations
- Arthritis: Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Tendonitis/ Tears/ Bursitis: Biceps tendonitis, Impingement syndrome, Rotator Cuff
- Ligamentous/Cartilage Injuries: Labral Tears, Shoulder Instability
- Other: Adhesive Capsulitis or Frozen Shoulder, Total Shoulder Replacement, Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome