Long Island Hand Therapy - Occupational Therapy
What Does Hand Therapy Provide?
 
Preventative, Non-operative or conservative treatment
 
      
  Management of acute or chronic pain
      
  Desensitization following nerve injury or trauma
         
 Sensory re-education after nerve injury
 
 Design and implementation of home exercise programs to increase
 motion, dexterity, and/or strength
 
 Splint fabrication for prevention or correction of injury
 
Training in the performance of daily life skills through adapted
 methods and equipment
 
Conditioning prior to returning to work
 
Postoperative Rehabilitation may additionally include:
 
 Management of open or sutured wounds (prevention of infection and
 assistance in healing)
 
 Control of hypertrophic (raised and/or swollen) or hypersensitive
  scars
 
  Reduction of swelling
    
  Fabrication of orthoses to protect surgery or increase movement
 
  Instruction in Home Exercise Program
            
 
 
 
 
 
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