Hand Therapy Program

Hand therapy session

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:

  • Fractures
  • Tendon repair
  • Arthritis
  • Nerve repair
  • Joint arthroplasty (surgical joint replacement)
  • Repetitive strain disorder
  • Dupuytren’s contracture
  • Amputation
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Trigger finger
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Complex regional pain syndrome
  • Burns
  • Congenital hand deformities

Occupational therapy hand therapy services are available at the following locations:

Brighton Center for Specialty Care
7500 Challis Rd.
Brighton, MI 48116
(810)263-4000
 
Burlington PM&R OT/PT Specialty Services
325 E. Eisenhower Parkway
Burlington building 3rd floor
734-763-6464
 
Domino's Farms Plastic Surgery Clinic
4000 Ave Maria Dr. Room 1108
 Reception: Plastic Surgery Clinic Lobby A
Ann Arbor MI 48105
734-998-6022
 
Huron Valley Professional Orthopedic Clinic
2098 Main St.
Ann Arbor MI 48103
734-936-7070
 
1051 N. Canton Center Rd.
Canton MI 48187
734-844-2020
 
Northville Health Musculoskeletal Center
39901 Traditions Drive Suite 110 
Northville, MI 48168
248-305-4400
 
For information regarding the Hand Therapy Fellowship, follow the link below: