Hand Therapy

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A certified hand therapist evaluates and treats any problem related to the upper extremities. Faith Regional's team of hand therapists is proficient in treatment of pathological upper-quadrant conditions resulting from trauma, disease, congenital or acquired deformity, including but not limited to: 

  • Crush Injuries
  • Fractures/Dislocations
  • Infections
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Sports-related Injuries
  • Tendinopathies
  • Tendon and/or ligament lacerations/repairs

Who is a certified-hand therapist? 

A certified hand therapist (CHT) is an occupational therapist or physical therapist who has a minimum of three years clinical experience, including 4,000 hours or more in direct hand therapy, as well as passed a comprehensive test of advanced clinical skills and theory in upper quarter rehabilitation. Every CHT is required to demonstrate clinical professional development and competency by re-certifying every five years. 

The benefits of working with a CHT

  • CHTs stay current in the profession.
  • CHTs have a comprehensive knowledge of the intricate anatomy of the upper extremity.
  • CHTs are familiar with advanced surgical techniques and post-operative programs.
  • CHTs have the clinical experience to effectively manage injuries and medical conditions of the upper extremity.
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  • Orthopedics

    We are dedicated to diagnosis and treatment of orthopedic procedures and musculoskeletal conditions in adult and children.

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  • Physical Rehabilitation

    Faith Regional Rehabilitation Therapies offers comprehensive rehabilitative care including physical, occupational and speech therapy.

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