Hand Therapy is the comprehensive treatment of the elbow, wrist and hand designed and delivered by a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT). A CHT is an occupational or physical therapist who has undergone extensive testing and training to obtain the highest professional credential in the specialty of upper extremity rehabilitation.
Common problems managed by CHT’s include but are not limited to: fractures, tendon injuries, nerve compressions/injuries (carpal tunnel), burns, arthritis, tendonitis, sprains and strains, tumors/cysts and amputations.
We all value the use of our hands as they are our connection to the world. Whether it is for our occupation or to simply touch, hold and feel, any loss of function can be devastating.
Those who are seen at OSPTA for Certified Hand Therapy can be assured that they are being treated by a therapist who remains current in the latest therapeutic techniques and have committed themselves to maintain the highest standard of care in their profession.
Certified Hand Therapy is currently offered the following locations:
- Monongahela Hand Center
- Mt. Lebanon