Hand Therapy Program

MOPT provides complete and comprehensive Hand Therapy by combining the expertise and knowledge of both Occupational and Physical Therapy.   

Each initial evaluation lasts 60min to allow adequate time for thorough investigation of the entire upper quadrant, patient education regarding precautions, prognosis and home exercise program, as well as individualized goal setting for return to ADLs, work or sport.

MOPT ensures a high standard of care. Every treatment session includes 30min “hands on time” with a licensed physical or occupational therapist, followed by a supervised, individualized therapeutic exercise program and modalities. MOPT’s therapists provide the most comprehensive and effective hand therapy care by integrating manual therapy techniques with the most current, evidence based hand therapy protocols.  

MOPT’s Hand Therapists treat

  • Cumulative trauma disorders/overuse injuries
  • Post operative orthopedic injuries
  • Complex traumatic injuries including nerve, tendon repair/amputations/replantation
  • Occupational repetitive or traumatic injuries
  • Pain syndromes (CRPS)
  • Nerve compression
  • Arthritis
  • Shoulder pathologies

Services provided through the MOPT Hand Therapy Program include

  • Upper Quadrant Evaluation and Treatment
  • Evaluation and fabrication custom upper extremity orthoses
  • Evaluation and fitting pre fabricated orthoses
  • Manual Therapy Intervention:  soft tissue and joint mobilization, stretching and PNF
  • Ergonomics and Biomechanics Education
  • Graded Motor Imagery Program for treatment of CRPS
  • Neuromuscular re-education
  • Desensitization and sensory Re-education
  • Scar management
  • Individualized therapeutic exercise program
  • Electrical stimulation: TENS and NMES
  • Ultra Sound
  • Paraffin

MOPT hand therapists strive to maintain open and consistent communication with referring surgeons to provide the most effective patient care possible. We look forward to working with you in the future!

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