Hand Therapy

Hand Therapy

Hand Physical Therapy in Bothell , WA

Your hands are crucial for performing everyday activities, so loss of function due to an injury, accident, or disease can have a devastating impact on your life. At FYZICAL Bothell, our certified hand therapists (CHTs) are experts in the treatment of hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder issues.

Hand Conditions Treated by Hand Therapy

Certified Hand Therapists treat a range of hand conditions; some of the more common injuries include amputation (both traumatic and non-traumatic), arthritis, burns, congenital anomalies, crush injuries, fractures, dislocations, nerve damage, tendon injuries, overuse syndromes, and repetitive strain injuries.

Benefits of Hand Therapy

Hand therapy helps to decrease pain, restore function, and prevent the progression of injury or disease in yourhand, wrist, elbow, or shoulder.

If you or a loved one are suffering from symptoms of a hand condition, call the CHTs at FYZICAL Bothell today. The certified hand therapist credential ensures that your therapist has the highest level of competency in their profession and that they stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in their field, ensuring that you receive the best possible treatment.

The Role of Hand Therapy for Hand Injury, Accident, or Disease

Hand therapy involves the use of a combination of treatment options, including cold and heat therapy, ultrasound, electrical stimulation, soft tissue therapy, manual therapy, stretching and strengthening exercises, and splinting. These treatment options help to decrease pain, increase range of motion, increase the stability of the joint, maintain functional positioning, and help with post-surgical positioning of various hand conditions and injuries.

Our CHTs can fabricate custom splints on-site for individuals with boutonniere deformity, carpal tunnel syndrome, crush injuries, deQuervain's tenosynovitis, Dupuytren's contracture, elbow fractures, flexion contractures, mallet finger, metacarpal fractures, severe tendon Injuries, swan neck deformity, and trigger finger. Your CHT will educate you on the proper use and maintenance of your splint to ensure that you achieve maximum benefit and recovery.