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Regain Your Independence with Hand Therapy at Southcoast Health

A hand injury can have a large impact on your independence, as well as your ability to work or complete your daily activities. As part of our rehabilitation services, Southcoast Health offers hand therapy in Fall River and Dartmouth, MA to provide quality treatment for injury and disease in the upper extremities.

Whether or not your injury or condition is work related, our hand therapists offer complete hand and upper extremity evaluations and treatment, including:

  • BTE technologies
  • Wound care
  • Desensitization and sensory re-education
  • Energy conservation techniques
  • Joint mobilization
  • Modalities
  • Prosthetic training
  • Scar management
  • Static and dynamic splinting

Our primary focus is to provide the tools you need to achieve independence at home and at work. We can help you return to your maximal level of function through a goal-oriented, positive approach, paired with close communication between you, your caretakers and your therapist.

If you have a hand injury or disease, find a hand therapist near you at Southcoast Health. We have several locations throughout southeastern Massachusetts that offer hand therapy, including a practice at Southcoast Brain & Spine Center.

Work with Highly Qualified & Experienced Hand Therapists in MA

The hand therapy team consists of highly skilled and experienced certified hand therapists, as well as occupational and physical therapists to provide the following benefits:

  • Rapid return to prior level of function in activities of daily living or work duties
  • Enhanced functional outcomes
  • Promotion of patient independence in injury management

By integrating the occupational health team, your treatment plan will allow you to progress into functional situations and simulated work environments.

Our hand therapists are also committed to continued education and complete an intensive Hand Therapy Specialty Competency Program prior to joining our team. In addition, each therapist keeps in close contact with local orthopedic, plastic and hand surgeons. Many hand therapists partner with physicians in the South Coast and Boston areas to improve their skills.

Complete Care for Your Hands

Our team’s close communication enhances the functional outcomes of surgical and non-surgical diagnoses, such as:

  • Arthritis
  • Amputation and replantation
  • Arthroplasty
  • Burn management
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Cumulative trauma
  • Dupuytren’s disease and release
  • Fracture and dislocation
  • Nerve palsies, injuries and repairs
  • ORIF (open reduction internal fixation) for forearms, wrists or digits
  • Repetitive stress injuries
  • Tendon and ligament injuries and repairs
  • Wound management
  • Scleroderma

Southcoast Health offers occupational hand therapy in Fall River and Dartmouth, MA.