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Certified Hand Therapist Burnaby, BC


Hand therapy is a specialized profession that is usually carried out by highly trained physiotherapists or occupational therapists that have done specialized training in the area of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand. Hand therapists are highly skilled at assessing and treating injuries of the upper extremity. They treat a variety of conditions such as traumatic hand injuries, activity generated injuries, and post-surgical rehabilitation. Hand therapists help people restore, maintain, and maximize function through occupational and physiotherapy techniques, the application and use of customized splints, braces, and taping.

What type of injuries are seen by a hand therapist?
  • Fractures
  • Post-surgical rehabilitation
  • Dislocations
  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • Ligament and joint injuries
  • Tendon and nerve lacerations
  • Burns
  • Frostbite
  • Sports injuries
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Dystrophy (RSD)
  • Tendonitis
  • Trigger finger
  • Tennis elbow
  • Golfer’s elbow
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Lupus


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