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Hand & Occupational Therapy

PT@acac’s Certified Hand Therapists and Occupational Therapists provide specialized, skilled hands-on care to individuals with simple to complex upper extremity conditions or injuries. Our team will work with you to create an individualized program to restore function to your shoulder, arm, elbow, forearm, wrist, and hand and help you return to work, life, and athletics as soon as possible.

Occupational Therapy and Hand Therapy can be used to treat a variety of conditions and injuries, including:

  • Tendonous Injuries and Surgical Repairs
  • Arthritis
  • Fractures of hand/wrist/arm/shoulder
  • Nerve Injuries and Compressions
  • Tendonitis
  • Repetitive Stress Injuries
  • Tumors or Cysts
  • Chronic or Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain/Post Op Shoulder Rehabilitation
  • Amputations and prosthetic training

Our goal is to restore function to your shoulder, arm, elbow, forearm, wrist, and hand through comprehensive, industry leading therapeutic treatments. 

Treatments may include:

  • Custom splints
  • Therapeutic taping
  • Hands-on-manipulation of joints or soft tissue
  • Wound and scar care
  • therapeutic exercise
  • home exercise program
  • ergonomic assessments

Hand Therapy is the art and science of rehabilitation of the upper limb, which includes the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder girdle. It is a merging of Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy theory and practice that combines comprehensive knowledge of the structure of the upper limb with function and activity.

Using specialized skills in assessment, planning and treatment, Hand Therapists provide therapeutic interventions to prevent dysfunction, restore function and/or reverse the progression of pathology of the upper limb in order to enhance an individual’s ability to execute tasks and to participate fully in life situations.

In addition to patient care, hand therapists often assist providers by performing clinical testing to identify or confirm a diagnosis.

Our CHTs have received advanced training consisting of more than 4,000 clinical hours and have passed board certification testing by the Hand Therapy Certification Commission

Additionally, our CHTs add certifications to their skill sets through ongoing education. They are committed to remaining current on the latest research and advancements, ensuring that we are using the most up-to-date techniques. 

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