Hand Therapy Clinic
CHRISTUS Health Hand Clinics provides specialized care for both non-surgical and post-surgical rehabilitation of the wrist and hand. We offer customized programs such as patient education, and orthosis fabrication and fitting to help maximize recovery. Our goal is to provide comprehensive care and treatment for our patients so they can return to their everyday activities as soon as possible.
Our goal is to provide comprehensive care and treatment for our patients so they can return to their everyday activities as soon as possible.
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Some of the more common conditions we treat include:
- Traumatic hand injuries
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Upper extremity dysfunction
- In addition to diagnosis and treatment, hand clinics also offer preventive care services, such as ergonomic evaluations and custom splinting.
What to Expect During a Visit to a Hand Clinic
When you visit a hand clinic, you can expect to undergo a comprehensive evaluation. Your doctor will review your medical history and symptoms, and conduct a physical examination. You may also undergo imaging tests, such as x-rays or MRI, to help diagnose your condition.
After diagnosis, your doctor will develop a treatment plan tailored to your needs. Treatment may include medication, physical therapy, splinting, and surgery. Your doctor will discuss the risks and benefits of each treatment option with you so that you can make an informed decision.
More About Hand Clinics
What is a Hand Clinic?
A hand clinic is a healthcare facility that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders and injuries of the hand, wrist, and forearm. Hand clinics typically offer a wide range of services, including surgical and nonsurgical treatments, rehabilitation, and occupational therapy.
Hand clinics may be standalone facilities or part of a larger hospital or medical center. Many hand clinics are staffed by a team of experts, including orthopedic surgeons, occupational therapists, and physical therapists.
What Are the Benefits of Visiting a Hand Clinic?
The benefits of visiting a hand clinic include receiving comprehensive and individualized care. Hand clinics offer a wide range of treatments and services, all under one roof. In addition, the team approach at most hand clinics means you will benefit from the expertise of multiple specialists.