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Hand Therapy at Fairview Lakes Medical Center

Rehabilitation for problems of the hand, wrist and elbow

When pain or injuries limit your ability to do work or leisure activities, our experts can help treat problems with your muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves, joints or bones.

If you are dealing with an injured hand, wrist or elbow, your doctor may recommend rehabilitation as part of your treatment plan. This therapy can help you regain function following injury, surgery or disease. Our hand therapists have advanced training and work with you and your doctor to develop a rehabilitation program tailored to your ability and needs.

Conditions we treat
We provide therapy for hand, wrist, and elbow problems resulting from:
  • Arthritis
  • Congenital abnormalities
  • Contracture (shortening of muscle, tendon or ligament)
  • Cumulative trauma disorders such as tendonitis, tenosynovitis, nerve compressions
  • Carpal tunnel and pain syndromes
  • Fracture
  • Paralysis
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy
  • Traumatic injury of tendons, ligaments, nerves, joints and bones
  • Trigger finger

What we do
Our hand therapists can help you with:
  • Control of swelling
  • Ergonomic consultation
  • Exercise for range of motion and strengthening
  • Pain management
  • Sensory re-education
  • Splinting
  • Training in how to modify daily activities
  • Work simulation
  • Wound and scar management

Will your insurance cover hand therapy?
Most health plans require a doctor’s order. Check with your insurance provider regarding coverage. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call the location nearest you.

Call 651-982-7800 to learn more our services or to make an appointment.
 
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