Certified hand therapists (CHTs) are physical or occupational therapists who demonstrate a personal dedication to the profession of hand therapy and a desire for advanced competency. They have the highest level of training in the profession specifically for the treatment of hands, wrists, elbows and shoulders. Many medical professionals recognize certified hand therapy credentials as a benchmark for programs requiring clinical expertise for the management of injuries and medical conditions to the upper extremities.
In addition, a CHT credential assures you that your hand therapist has achieved the highest level of competency in the profession and remains current on the latest practice standards and changes. CHTs will also evaluate your particular hand injury and provide individualized hand physical therapy treatment for both acute and chronic conditions.
What Conditions Benefit From Hand Therapy?
- Upper extremity fractures/dislocations
- Crush injuries
- Tendon/ligament/nerve laceration
- Serious burns/wounds/prevention of scar tissue development
- Sprains or strains
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Autoimmune disorders inhibiting hand functioning
Drayer Physical Therapy Institute® offers a range of hand therapy services, including post-surgical rehabilitation, splint fabrication, bracing and preventive treatments. Our CHTs use their experience to treat musculoskeletal issues affecting the hand. With superior therapeutic interventions, you might be able to reverse dysfunctional pathologies and restore normal functioning to your hands.
To find out more about hand therapy and its ability to significantly improve your quality of life, call us today at 1-855-5DRAYER.