Benefits of Hand Therapy

Benefits of Hand Therapy with Back in Action Hands may be small, but they are constantly at work for us. Hands are an integral part of nearly everything we do, so hand or wrist joint pain can seriously impact your daily life.  An inability to pick up objects or lift anything without getting pain in your wrist or hand makes you want to avoid doing any of your normal daily activities.  That’s where hand therapy with Back in Action in Scottsdale and Phoenix can help you restore function and relieve pain. What is Hand Therapy? Hand therapy is a type of rehabilitation performed by an occupational or physical therapist on patients with conditions affecting the hands and upper extremities.  At Back in Action, hand therapy services are performed by a provider with a high degree of specialization and advanced certification. Certified hand therapists use manual therapy or soft tissue mobilization, hand exercises, custom splinting, retraining, and stretching to regain comfort and function for the hand.   The certified hand therapists with Back in Action supply recommendations on how to engage in daily activities with limited hand abilities.  This enables the hand therapist to work with patients to hasten their return to … Continue reading Benefits of Hand Therapy