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Hand Therapy

Our Hand Therapy specialists provide the very best treatment for individuals who are experiencing loss or functioning in their upper extremities due to injury, accident, or neurological condition. Our hand therapists are highly skilled rehabilitating injuries of the hands, wrists, elbows, and shoulders.

Hand therapist performs therapy on patient

Hand and Upper Extremity Therapy Services

The NeuroMedical Center is Baton Rouge’s premier provider for patients with upper extremity pain or injury (hand, wrist, elbow & shoulder).  Your hand and upper extremity treatment may include a combination of the following therapies:

  • Scar & Soft Tissue Massage 
  • Stretching & Joint Mobilizations
  • Strengthening Exercises 
  • TENS/Electrical Stimulation
  • Scar Care Methods
  • Customized Splint Fabrication (Static & Dynamic) Splinting
  • Therapeutic Exercises & Activities
  • Neuromuscular Re-Education
  • Range of Motion (ROM) Exercises
  • Pain Management

Custom Static & Dynamic Splinting

Injuries of the hand and arm often require custom splinting or bracing.  Our highly-skilled therapist offer the experience and expertise to fabricate custom splints for common to complex injuries of the hand, wrist, elbow, or shoulder.  

Types of Splints

  • Post-Operative Splints
  • Fracture Management
  • Arthritis
  • Sports Injury
  • Carpal Tunnel 
  • Repetitive Strain

Common Conditions Treated

Erecovery and rehabilitation of the folInjuries of the hand and arm often require custom splinting or bracing.  Our highly-skilled therapist offer the experience and expertise to fabricate custom splints for common to complex injuries of the hand, wrist, elbow, or shoulder.  

Hand

  • Arthritis
  • Fractures/Breaks
  • Dislocations
  • Mallet Finger
  • Trigger Finger
  • Flexor/Extensor Tendon Injuries
  • Skier’s/Gamekeeper’s Thumb
  • Wounds

Shoulder

  • Rotator Cuff Tears
  • Shoulder Dislocations
  • Shoulder Fractures/Breaks
  • Clavicle Fractures/Breaks
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Humeral Fractures/Break

Wrist

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • DeQuervain’s Tenosynovitis
  • Ulna Fractures/Breaks
  • Wrist Fractures/Breaks
  • Wrist Tendonitis
  • Wrist Sprain/Strain
  • Midcarpal Instability
  • Radial Nerve Palsy

Elbow

  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Golfer’s Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Elbow Fractures/Breaks
  • Olecranon Fractures/Breaks
  • Elbow Dislocations
  • Elbow Pain

Choose The NeuroMedical Center's Outpatient Therapy Team

At The NeuroMedical Center’s Outpatient Therapy Center, therapy is provided by staff who specialize in delivering a high level of individualized care and are committed to helping each one of our patients reach his or her optimal level of function and independence.  If you are interested in seeing what our team can do for you, give us a call (225) 751-9797 or request an appointment online today! 

If you are a healthcare provider and you would like to refer a patient to our Outpatient Therapy Center, please download our physician fax referral form.  To obtain information additional information on whether a patient may be an appropriate candidate for physical or occupational therapy please contact us today (225) 751-9797.