Hand Therapy

Heartland Rehabilitation now offers hand therapy.

In order to receive the certification, therapists must have at least three years of clinical experience as an occupational therapist, a minimum of 4,000 hours in direct practice in hand therapy, and successful completion of advanced clinical skills and theory in upper limb rehabilitation. There are approximately 6,200 individuals worldwide hold this marked designation.

Certified Hand Therapists (CHT) are highly skilled in evaluating:

  • Wounds & Scars
  • Edema
  • Pain
  • Range of Motion
  • Strength & Endurance
  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Work Activities
Medical conditions commonly managed by CHT’s
  • Wound & Scars
  • Amputations
  • Arthritis
  • Burns
  • Disease Processes
  • Fractures & Disclocations
  • Joint Contractures
  • Nerve Compressions
  • Nerve Injuries
  • Impingement Syndrome
  • Tendinits
  • Tendon Injuries

For more information or to make an appointment, call 785-458-7211.