Conditions & Treatments

Hand Therapy Program

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At Spaulding Outpatient Centers, we provide expert care for individuals with hand and upper extremity injuries. Whether your injury is caused by overuse, trauma, or surgery, our primary goal is to help you achieve maximum recovery so you can get back to a full, productive lifestyle.

Whatever the issue, our therapists will work closely with you and your referring physician to coordinate a treatment plan designed to help you regain function, strength, range of motion, and dexterity.

Advanced Care to Meet our Patients' Needs

Our Occupational Therapists (OTs) and Certified Hand Therapists (CHTs) use the latest techniques to treat a range of conditions including:

  • Upper Extremity Assessment
  • Custom Splinting
  • Electrical Stimulation, Ultrasound
  • Fluidotherapy, Whirlpool
  • Edema Control
  • Strengthening
  • Scar Management
  • Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Wound and Pin Care
  • Sensory Re-education
  • Adaptive Equipment Training
  • Ergonomic Assessments


Spaulding Outpatient Centers are staffed with experienced therapists who work with our patients and guide all the treatment they receive. Our Certified Hand Therapists are seasoned clinicians with at least five years and more than 2,000 hours of patient care experience.


Leadership and Innovation

As leaders in rehabilitative care, our Occupational Therapists and Certified Hand Therapists use the latest techniques to treat a range of conditions including:

  • Tendonitis and sprains
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Fractures of the hand and arm
  • Tendon and nerve repair
  • Soft tissue and crush Injuries
  • Repetitive strain injury
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Work injuries
  • Sports injuries

Using a comprehensive, evidence-based practice, our specialized therapists work closely with you, your doctor or surgeon in devising a plan of care that will address your specific needs and get you back to work and leisure as quickly as possible. 


Related Services

The following special services are also available to Hand Therapy patients at Spaulding:

Burn Rehabilitation Program
Massage Therapy
Neurological Rehabilitation
Post-Polio Program
Work Injury Rehabilitation

Find a Service

Please call for more information or to make a referral

Inpatient: 1.617.952.5350

Outpatient: 1.888.SRN.4330

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