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Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute

Hand Rehabilitation

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Hand rehabilitation

Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment for clients who have an injury or disease of the hand or arm. Watch our hand therapy video for more details.

Our occupational and physical therapists have specialized training and experience in hand rehabilitation. Specific conditions treated include:

Locations

A referral from your health care provider is needed before therapy services can begin. For more information or to make an appointment, call 612-262-7900, unless noted below.

  • fractures
  • tendon injuries
  • cumulative trauma disorders
  • arthritis
  • joint replacement
  • nerve injuries
  • amputations
  • crush injuries
  • reconstructive surgeries.

Continuum of care provides:

  • rapid intake
  • thorough evaluation
  • individualized treatment plan
  • timely and effective communication with referral sources
  • availability of additional specialized services (physicians and psychological counseling)
  • education to optimize client involvement and reduce risk of re-injury
  • involvement in return to work issues.

Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute offers hand rehabilitation services at several convenient locations.

Therapists specializing in hand rehabilitation also are associated with specialized programs at the Institute, such as the Work Injury Program and the Musicians' Clinic.


Source: Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute
Reviewed by: Jennifer Tennaple, OTR, CHT
First Published: 03/22/2011
Last Reviewed: 03/01/2011
hand therapy

Comprehensive services

Evaluation

Objective assessment may include evaluation of range of motion, strength, sensibility, edema, dexterity and functional hand use.

Treatment

Based upon evaluation results, an individualized treatment plan is developed to maximize functional outcome.

Treatment may include:

  • wound care
  • edema control
  • scar management
  • sensory re-education
  • soft tissue and joint mobilization
  • splinting (static and dynamic)
  • ultrasound, electrical stimulation and continuous passive motions
  • biofeedback
  • functional retraining.

Return to work intervention

Services include:

  • functional capacity evaluation
  • on-site work analysis and ergonomic recommendations
  • work hardening.

Source: Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute
Reviewed by: Jennifer Tennaple, OTR, CHT
First Published: 03/22/2011
Last Reviewed: 03/01/2011