Having the full use of our hands is a major benefit to leading a complete and satisfying life. Using the function of one or both of them is devastating. There are many ways to lose the full or partial functionality of one or both hands, whatever the cause may be.
If you are being hindered by the inconvenience of and pain from a hand injury, don't hesitate to book an appointment with us here at Therapeutics Unlimited. Our patient, gracious and highly trained physical therapists are eager learn about your malady, and treat it as quickly and efficiently as possible.
Among the benefits of physical therapy for the hand are managing pain, lessening the need for surgery, and improving mobility and movement. A physical therapist is a trained and licensed medical professional with experience in diagnosing physical abnormalities, restoring physical function and mobility, maintaining physical function, and promoting physical activity and proper function.
A physical therapist helps take care of patients in all phases of healing, from initial diagnosis through the restorative and preventive stages of recovery. Physical therapy may be a standalone option, or it may support other treatments.
Some patients are referred to a physical therapist by their doctor, while other seek therapy themselves. Whichever way patients seek help from a physical therapist for hand inures, they can expect to:
Undergo an evaluation of the hand's muscle, joint motion and performance.
Get a clinical diagnosis, prognosis, plan of care, and short- and long-term goals
Obtain physical therapy treatment and intervention based on the therapist's evaluation and diagnosis.
Physical therapists also often give their patients exercises that they can perform at home, which further helps the patients' hand function more effectively.
At the office of Therapeutics Unlimited, we're dedicated to presenting all of your available physical-therapy options and delivering the results you hope for. For more information about how we can treat your hand injury, please call us today!
By Therapeutics Unlimited
November 20, 2019