Services Provided

 
Upper Extremity Arthritis Program:
"Save" your joints.  Learn about joint protection and energy conservation.  A custom fabricated splint could help to support your painful joints.  Paraffin wax treatments along with an exercise program could help alleviate your pain and improve your motion.  

Scar Management:
We treat scars resulting from C-sections, burns, plastic surgery, wounds, etc.  A variety of activities and techniques are used to eliminate scar pain and hypersensitivity.  Adherent silicon dressings are also available to improve scar appearance, inhibit additional scar formation and flatten existing scar tissue. 

Tendinitis Program:
Acquire techniques to decrease your pain and return to your previous level of activity, whether it involved tennis, golf, lifting, cooking or child care.  Learn about the warning signs of "texters" thumb and "new mommy syndrome" and ways to reduce discomfort and improve flexibility.

Ergonomic Evaluation:

Discover correct computer work station set up.  Acquire methods for prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders resulting from work and home computer use.  

Activities of Daily Living:  

Do you have difficulty with daily activites (dressing, bathing, writing, cutting food, opening containers)? Discover how adaptive equipment can make your daily routing a little easier, thereby restoring your independence.  Using cutting edge technology the BTE allows us to duplicate hundreds of real world jobs and daily living functions. 

Carpal Tunnel, Education and Prevention Program:
 
Stop the "tingles".  Learn about carpal tunnel syndrome.  Discover how to alleviate your numbness, tingling and arm pain.  A custom made splint could position your wrist helping to decrease your symptoms possibly preventing surgery.

Splinting:  
Custom fabricated splints and fracture braces for carpal tunnel, tendinitis, arthritis, fractures, trigger finger, and tennis/golfer's elbow ensure a perfect fit for optimatl therapeutic outcome.   

Pregnancy Program/New Mommy Program:
Upper extremity pain during pregnancy and after delivery is quite common.  Carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger (clicking) fingers, and thumb/wrist tendinits are prevalent.  Learn the cause of your pain and ways to decrease it.  Better sleep, increased function, and ability to care for your baby without pain will be achieved.  
 

 

Therapeutic Techniques
  • Therapeutic exercises
  • Desensitization
  • Scar Management/Massage
  • Edema Management
  • Adaptive equipment training
  • Pain management
  • Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Paraffin Bath
  • Splinting
  • Ultrasound
  • Electrical Stimulation 
  • Range Of Motion
  • Muscle Strengthening
  • Iontophoresis
  • Laser Light therapy


Common Diagnosis Treated:
  • Arthritis
  • Carpal/cubital Tunnel
  • Rotator cuff tear/surgey
  • Shoulder instability/surgery
  • Shoulder impingement
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Nerve Injuries
  • Tumor/cyst removal
  • Rheumatoid/osteoarthritis
  • Dupuytren's disease
  • Trigger finger/thumb
  • DeQuervain's tenosynovitis
  • Fractures
  • Amputations
  • Muscular Pain
  • Sports-related Injuries
  • Work-related Injuries
  • Tendonitis  
  • Post-surgical Rehabilitation