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Hand Therapy

At Fairview Hand Centers, we provide specialized rehabilitation of the upper limb including the hand, wrist and elbow following injury, disease or surgery. Our hand therapists work closely with you and your doctor to design a program to help you live life as fully as possible.

Conditions we treat: 
  • Amputations
  • Arthritis 
  • Burns and frostbite 
  • Complex regional pain syndrome/RSD 
  • Dupuytren's contracture 
  • Traumatic injury of tendons, ligaments, nerves, joints and bones 
  • Cumulative trauma disorders such as tendonitis, tenosynovitis, nerve compressions and pain syndromes  
  • Peripheral nerve injuries 
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome 
  • Trigger finger 

Programs and services:
  • Splinting
  • Exercise for range of motion and strength building
  • Sensory re-education
  • Pain management 
  • Ergonomics education
  • Training to modify daily activities
  • Swelling control 
  • Wound and scar management
  • Work simulation

Our Certified Hand Therapists (CHT) are therapists who have a minimum of five years clinical experience, including 4,000 hours or more in direct practice of hand therapy. In addition, the CHT has successfully passed a comprehensive test of advanced clinical skills and theory in upper-quarter rehabilitation. CHTs are required to demonstrate continued professional development and competency by recertifying every five years.

Make a Referral  
Refer a patient for hand therapy using the hand therapy referral form.  
    Discrimination is Against the Law. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws. We do not discriminate against, exclude or treat people differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.
     
     
     
     
     

    612-672-7100 for appointments


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