Hand Therapy

CHI St. Joseph Health offers a hand therapy program like no other. With the largest team of physical, occupational and hand therapists in the region, our hand therapists have extensive experience treating hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder injuries and conditions. 

With the clinical expertise to effectively manage injuries and medical conditions of the upper extremities, CHI St Joseph Health hand therapists are familiar with the latest surgical techniques and post-operative programs. 

Our team uses both traditional and innovative techniques to bring the best results in the shortest amount of time. We provide hand therapy for all ages—pediatric to mature adults. And for our pediatric patients, we’ve created a child-friendly atmosphere and program, to make them more comfortable.

Could hand therapy help you?

CHI St. Joseph Health hand therapists have decades of experience evaluating, treating and managing many hand-related conditions. If you have any of the following, it is likely that our hand therapy team can help you:

  • Arthritis at the base of the thumb
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Dupuytren’s disease
  • Edema
  • Fractures and dislocations of the wrist and hand
  • Joint contractures
  • Nerve compressions/injuries
  • Nerve injuries
  • Sprains and strains
  • Rotator Cuff injuries
  • Performing arts/overuse injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Tendon injuries
  • Traumatic hand or arm injuries

Hand therapy experts using the latest technology.

Our team and our therapy facility are equipped to provide excellent care, including:

  • Activities of daily living (ADLs)
  • Computer ergonomics
  • Edema and lymphedema control 
  • Evaluation of sensibility, strength, range of motion and pain
  • Education about your injury
  • Function and sensory re-education
  • Joint protection principles for rheumatoid arthritis patients
  • Range of motion program
  • Return to work services
  • Strengthening exercises

Hand therapy is conveniently offered at several of our therapy locations.

Getting treatment.

The CHI St. Joseph Health Hand Therapy Program requires a physician referral. You are encouraged to share this information with your physician and talk about the possible benefit of this program for you.

Contact us today to learn more about CHI St. Joseph Hand Therapy services! For more information, or to make a referral for hand therapy, please contact the Sports Medicine Clinic at 979-731-5274.