Hand Therapy

Our Certified Hand Therapist and Hand Specialists provide advanced clinical treatment for improving rehabilitation of the upper extremities and hands. Our hand therapists specialize in treatment of patients with shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand injuries and conditions. Treatment of arthritis (rheumatoid, psoriatic and osteoarthritis), Repetitive Stress Injuries (carpal tunnel and tendinitis), tendon and nerve injuries, Soft tissue injuries (sprains and strains), fractures, burns, skin grafts/flaps, amputations, joint replacement, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (RSD) and more.

Using specialized skill in assessment and treatment, our hand therapists work to restore function and to prevent dysfunction and pathology progression. They strive to improve the quality of life and achieve functional restoration.

What We Address

  • Repetitive Stress Injuries
  • Finger, Hand, Wrist, Arm, Elbow and Shoulder Fractures, Sprains & Dislocations
  • Rotator Cuff & Shoulder Injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Amputations, Replants, & Re-attachments
  • Sports Injuries
  • Crush Injuries
  • Ligament Lacerations, Tears, and Instability
  • Joint Replacements
  • DeQuervain’s Disease
  • Lateral/Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis elbow and Golfers elbow)
  • Painful Thumb Conditions
  • Trigger Finger, Mallet Finger, and Dupuytren’s Contracture
  • Nerve Lacerations & injuries
  • Sensory Problems
  • Fine Motor Skills/Conditioning
  • CRPS Conditions
  • Bursitis & Tendinitis
  • Autoimmune Disorders Inhibiting Hand Function
  • Birth Defects & Congenital Deformities

Specialized Skills

  • Hand, Wrist, Elbow, and Shoulder Therapy
  • Pre-fabricated and custom-fabricated splints/orthoses
  • Pre-and post-surgical care
  • Burn and wound care
  • Manual therapy including scar tissue mobilization and soft tissue massage
  • Fine motor skill retraining/education
  • Activity Modification
  • Functional Retraining
  • Symptoms Management
  • Therapeutic Exercises
  • Ergonomic Assessments and Recommendations
  • Work injury treatment
  • Work Conditioning including BTE Simulator II
  • Functional Capacity Evaluations

Meet our Hand Therapists

Mitch Riddle
Mitch RiddleOT, MOT, Hand Specialist
Angela Enger
Angela EngerOT, MOT, CFCE, Hand Specialist
Payton Walling (He/Him)
Payton Walling (He/Him)OTD, OTR/L, Hand Specialist
Hannah Melick
Hannah MelickMOTR/L, Hand Specialist