Hand and Upper Extremity Therapy

Therapists at the Bon Secours St. Francis Therapy Centers provide non-operative interventions, post-surgical care and patient education to manage and prevent further disability for a variety of conditions:

  • Amputations
  • Arthritis: osteoarthritis/rheumatoid arthritis
  • Burns
  • Carpal Tunnel and other neurological conditions
  • Dupuytren’s Disease
  • Extensor tendon injury (and flexor tendon injury)
  • Fractures of shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand
  • Ganglion cysts
  • Hand infections
  • Ligament injuries
  • Pain management
  • Sprains and strains
  • Shoulder injuries and conditions
  • Tendonitis
  • Total joint replacement
  • Work related injury and conditions

Therapy options include:

  • Upper extremity assessment
  • Patient and family education
  • Range of motion and strengthening exercises
  • Functional activity training to improve activities of daily living
  • Neuromuscular re-education
  • Desensitization/sensory re-education
  • Edema management
  • Wound management
  • Postural awareness
  • Joint protection
  • Ergonomics and/or activity modification
  • Orthotic design, fabrication, and fitting
  • Manual therapy
  • Taping
  • Modalities (heat, cold, electrical stimulation)
  • Chronic pain management
  • Worksite ergonomic analysis
  • Work conditioning

Therapy is provided by physical and occupational therapists that have pursued advanced clinical education and experience in order to deliver high quality care of hand and upper extremity conditions. Simulated work tasks and functional activities are also incorporated into the treatment program.

For additional information or to schedule an appointment at any of our locations, contact central scheduling at 864-255-1726 or 400-3665.