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What to Expect


​A hand therapist will complete a full assessment as the first step in your care at the clinic. The therapist will use a number of different assessment techniques, for example, testing your range of motion or your ability to grip.



Based on your assessment, the therapist will develop a plan for your treatment.

These are some of the kinds of treatment that your therapist may use:

  • Custom-made splints
  • Exercises to complete during your appointments and at home
  • Temperature-based treatments, such as warm wax or hot packs
  • Hands-on therapy, such as stretching
  • Sensory treatments for patients with nerve injuries​


Education is also a big part of your treatment, and your therapist will teach you about your condition and ways you can improve your recovery at home.



Impaired hand function can cause you to experience frustration and disruption of your normal roles. We offer a Hand Injury Support Group to help address your emotional and psychological needs. This group meets once a week for 4 weeks.​