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Occupational Rehab: The Benefits of Hand Therapy

Occupational rehab is a type of physical therapy that helps you restore movement after an injury or disease. It often includes helping people relearn daily activities after a stroke, accident or other condition.

Hand therapy falls into this category. Our team at Continuum Wellness provides hand therapy as a part of our physical therapy practice. We will always begin by performing an initial assessment of your injury. This way we can establish what issues you’re having.

Once we have this information, we can create a personalized treatment plan for you. We will focus your hand therapy on restoring movement and strength for your daily activities.

Benefits of hand therapy and occupational therapy


Hand therapy is a type of occupational rehab that focuses on restoring function to your hands or arms so that you can better perform everyday actions.

There are many types of conditions could affect your arms or hands and limit your ability to perform daily tasks. These conditions could include lacerations, tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome and arthritis.

Different hand therapy techniques can help restore the movement and strength in your hands. These techniques may include therapeutic exercises, mirror therapy, orthosis design and others.

The benefits you may receive from hand therapy include:

  • Not having to undergo costly and painful hand surgeries
  • The ability to better manage chronic pain
  • Sensory re-education after injuries that damage nerves in your hand

Let us help you reduce the pain and stiffness in your hand and restore your quality of life.


Schedule an appointment for hand therapy


Hand therapy and other types of occupational therapy are great ways to help restore your quality of life. If you have been suffering from limited movement in your hand, it’s time to get help.

Contact our team at Continuum Wellness today to learn more about the hand therapy and occupational services we offer. You can also schedule an appointment for your initial consultation with us. Contact our team today and take the next step toward finding relief.

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