What Can a Hand Therapist Do for Me?
A hand therapist is a specialized Occupational Therapist or Physical Therapist that can offer some ideas to make your work, home and hobby space safer and less stressful to your body. These ideas can be applied to prevent injuries, as well as treating your current symptoms. Ideas can be specific to your activities and routines.
After injuries, a hand therapist can help you on the road to recovery. Your hand therapist may suggest stretching or rest routines to ease strain during specific activities. They may also recommend different types of tools to make jobs easier for you.
Finally, a hand therapist can help make suggestions to change your environment to optimize your ability to complete tasks. Poor workspace setup can cause pain in many different body parts.