Steve our hand therapist can help reduce the symptoms Carpal Tunnel by performing a complete evaluation to determine the main cause of the problem.He also can recommend custom hand splinting, and specific exercises for you.
Steve can help identify what activities might aggravate symptoms, and discuss modifications. A custom splint might be recommended to help rest the area. Different treatments such as stretching, strengthening, exercise, ice, heat, ultrasound, massage and estim will could be recommended for healing.
Steve will work on decreasing the pain and increase hand function.
Specialty certification in hand therapy was established in 1991 to recognize occupational therapists and physical therapists with advanced clinical knowledge, experience and skills in the practice of hand and upper extremity rehabilitation. It assists consumers and the health care community in identifying those therapists who meet the rigorous standards required of Certified Hand Therapists, including five years of practice experience with 4,000 hours or more in direct practice in hand therapy and successful completion of a comprehensive test of advanced clinical skills and theory in upper quarter rehabilitation. There are over 5,500 Certified Hand Therapists worldwide (HTCC definition).