Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care

151 West Galbraith Road, Cincinnati, OH 45216 | (513) 418-2500

Hand Therapy

Hand therapy is a specialized form of occupational therapy focusing on the diagnosis, management and treatment of upper extremity dysfunction. A certified hand therapist evaluates and treats pre and post-surgical conditions including fractures, sprains, arthritis, tendonitis, cumulative trauma, nerve and tendon injuries, and upper extremity stiffness and weakness. A variety of treatment interventions including custom static and dynamic splinting, exercises, ergonomic training, manual techniques and modalities such as electrical stimulation, heat/cold, and ultrasound are used to reduce pain and swelling, improve range of motion and strength, and restore maximum upper extremity function.