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DCH Physical Rehabilitation is proud to be one of the only clinics in the area offering hand therapy services performed by a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT). A CHT is a therapy professional who has completed rigorous advanced study and possess specialized skills attained through years of experience in the evaluation and treatment of hand and upper extremity disorders ranging from traumatic injuries to chronic, degenerative diseases.

Hand therapy is the art and science of rehabilitation of the upper limbs, which includes the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder girdle. Combining a comprehensive knowledge of the upper extremity with strategies for function and activity, our Hand Therapy program offers therapeutic interventions to prevent or restore dysfunction and/or reverse the progression of pathology in order to enhance each patient’s ability to perform necessary tasks and participate fully in life situations. 

With the patient’s successful recovery as our goal, we work closely with the referring physician to manage and treat a wide variety of diagnoses. At DCH Physical Rehabilitation, we are specialists in treating patients with the following conditions:

  • Arthritis         
  • Tendonitis     
  • Burns
  • Digital Amputation    
  • Tennis and Golfer's Elbow    
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tendon Injuries          
  • Sprains of the fingers
  • Fractures of the Hand, Wrist or Elbow
  • Contusions and Crush Injuries of the Thumb, Hand and Wrist           

For more information about Hand Therapy available at DCH Physical Rehabilitation contact us at (205) 759-7860 to speak with our Hand Therapist.