Hand Therapy

North Mississippi Medical Center's Hand Clinic evaluates and treats injuries and disabilities to the elbow, forearm and hand. The goal of our staff, which includes Certified Hand Therapists, is to restore your hand or upper extremity to functional activity.

therapist performing hand therapyDiagnoses Treated

  • Amputation
  • Arthritis
  • Arthroplasty
  • Burns
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (conservative/post op)
  • Crush injury
  • Dislocation
  • Fracture
  • Nerve injury
  • Nerve repair
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Repetitive trauma
  • Tendonitis
  • Tendon injury

Services

  • Patient evaluation
  • Custom splinting (static or dynamic)
  • Individualized strength-building, flexibility/range of motion programs
  • Scar management and edema control
  • Patient education programs
  • Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis joint protection techniques
  • Baltimore Therapeutic Equipment (BTE)
  • Compression garment fitting
  • Functional activities
  • Functional electrical nerve stimulation
  • Home education/exercises
  • Sensory evaluation

therapist performing hand therapyTreatments

  • Soft-tissue mobilization
  • Paraffin
  • Fluidotherapy
  • Ultrasound
  • Iontophoresis

Certified Therapists

  • Gaston techniques (manual therapy)
  • Kinseo taping

Referrals

You will need referral from a health care provider for hand therapy.

For More Information

For more information about rehabilitation services throughout NMMC, call the facility nearest you or 1-800-THE-DESK (1-800-843-3375)