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VOTED BEST OF THE REGION IN PHYSICAL THERAPY 2018
Our rehabilitation department has a joint venture with one of the top physical therapy organizations in the United States, ATI, together bringing you quality, trusted care, excellent expertise and remarkable outcomes.
Our highly skilled therapists provide treatments for a wide array of physical impairments including conditions of the foot and ankle, knees, hips, spine, hands, elbow and shoulder. Our therapists are experts in the evaluation and treatment of conditions that range from simple to complex – including work-related injuries, work conditioning, post-surgical rehabilitation, and nonsurgical orthopedic injuries. We also provide on-site custom splints and brace fabrication along with evaluation and fitting of lower extremity sport and arthritic bracing.
We also treat chronic pain disorders, offer pre- and post-operative education and rehabilitation, job simulation and performance assessment and injury prevention education.
Our occupational therapists work intimately with the physicians to comprehensively treat patients from evaluation to discharge. Our highly skilled occupational therapists design and implement customized treatment plans which may include orthotic design and fabrication, wound care, scar management, exercise, manual therapy, sensory re-education, work conditioning, and patient education. Through continuing education our therapists employ the latest evidence-based treatment techniques to ensure that our patients receive the most current and effective treatment available. Our Occupational Therapy department is committed to the welfare of each and every patient, firm in the belief that true healing involves the whole person.
The Hand Therapy Certification Commission adopted the following definition and scope of practice for hand therapy:
Hand therapy is the art and science of rehabilitation of the upper limb, which includes the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder girdle. It is a merging of occupational and physical therapy theory and practice that combines comprehensive knowledge of the structure of the upper limb with function and activity. Using specialized skills in assessment, planning and treatment, hand therapists provide therapeutic interventions to prevent dysfunction, restore function and/or reverse the progression of pathology of the upper limb in order to enhance an individual’s ability to execute tasks and to participate fully in life situations.