It is our mission to provide the highest quality of care to our patients by highly trained and qualified staff through evidence-based practice, promoting health and wellness; timely recovery following injury, debilitation, or surgical intervention; return to prior level of function and independence in daily activities, work, and recreation, to service the people of our community and industry.
|Certified Hand Therapy|
What is a Certified Hand Therapist?
A hand therapist is an occupational therapist, who through advanced study, specializes in rehabilitating patients with problems affecting the hands and arms.
This high degree of specialization enables the hand therapist to work effectively with patients and hasten their return to a productive lifestyle.
Your therapist will have the credentials CHT next to her name if she is an certified hand therapist.
Who is seen in Hand Therapy?
Patients are usually referred for Hand Therapy from your physician.
We see patients with problems that can include the following:
What can be expected in Hand Therapy?
The hand therapist will perform a thorough evaluation in order to assess the patient’s problems and degree of dysfunction. A customized treatment program is then designed to decrease some of these problems. It may include some of the following:
The hand is essential for everyday functional activities. Every hand has 29 bones, 29 major joints, 123 ligaments, 34 muscles to move the finger and thumb, 48 nerves and 30 named arteries
Occupational and Hand Therapy Staff:
Zenda Lewis, OTR/L, CHT, CWCE, CLT
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