Our hand therapy staff are occupational therapists including nationally certified hand therapists (CHT’s) credentialed by the Hand Therapy Certification Commission (HTCC) who have specialized and advanced training in the evaluation and treatment of upper extremity conditions (hand, wrist and elbow). They utilize a variety of therapeutic interventions such as pain management (including education and behavior modification), post-op care (scar and edema management) and facilitation of motion, strength and coordination (through exercise and arthritis and opening jars, buttons/zippers, video games, cutting and preparing food – (fun/function), keyboarding) to return to activities of daily living -- in an effort to return patients to independent functioning at home, school, and work. Custom orthoses may also be fabricated to support and protect injured or painful joints.
Some conditions treated by our Hand Therapy clinic include:
- Tendon repair
- Nerve repair
- Joint arthroplasty (surgical joint replacement)
- Repetitive strain disorder
- Dupuytren’s contracture
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Trigger finger
- Complex regional pain syndrome
- Congenital hand deformities
Occupational therapy hand therapy services are available at the following locations.
To make an appointment, please call (734) 936-7070.
Ann Arbor MI 48105
Ann Arbor MI 48103
Canton MI 48187
Northville, MI 48168