Occupational and Hand Therapy

Conditions We Treat

  • Pain in the Hand/Arm
  • Swelling, Numbness, Tingling, Weakness
  • Therapy after Surgical Procedures
  • Arthritis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tendonitis, Trigger Finger
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Broken Bones/Fractures
  • Amputations and Prosthetic Training
  • Joint Stiffness
  • Dislocations and Sprains
  • Jammed Fingers/Joints
  • Burns and Scars
  • Cuts, Infections, Open Wounds
  • Repetitive Strain, Pulled Muscles
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture
  • Congenital Defects
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Sports Injuries
  • Work-related Injuries

Treating your hands, arms and shoulders

A hand therapist provides rehabilitation to the entire upper limb, including the hand, wrist, arm, elbow, and shoulder. A Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) is a licensed occupational therapist or physical therapist who has participated in advanced study. There are only 6,000 certified hand therapists worldwide.

When you lose function or have pain in your upper limb for any reason, including a permanent arm or hand limitation, our hand therapists will work closely with your doctor to identify your condition and then create a treatment plan aimed at increasing your function and range of motion while decreasing your pain.

Specialty treatments include:
  • Custom Splint Fabrication
  • Instrument-assisted Soft Tissue Techniques
  • Therapeutic Taping
  • Manual Therapy
  • Motor Re-learning
  • Individualized Strength and Flexibility Programs
  • Wound and Scar Care
  • Pain Control
  • Modalities including: E-stim/Tens, Ultrasound, Hot/Cold Packs
  • Sports- and Musical Instrument-specific Therapy
  • Joint Protection

For more information on conditions and treatment techniques, please contact a member of our highly trained hand therapy team today at 216-342-6045.

Our Services

The physicians selected to practice at Unversity Hospitals Beachwood Medical Center are leaders in their respective fields.

Pain Management
Pain Management
Diagnostic Services
Diagnostic Services
Occupational and Hand Therapy
Hand Therapy
Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy
Spine Care
Physical Therapy
Lab Services