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Hand Therapy / Custom Splinting

If you are seeking hand therapy or custom splinting services in the Birmingham metro area, we have 11 Occupational Therapists serving 12 locations.  Hand therapy is a specialized area of Occupational Therapy that primarily focuses on the treatment of injuries to the hand, wrist, and elbow. We treat a wide variety of hand therapy needs, from post-operative to preventative. Our OTs utilize various techniques and tools to tailor treatment to each patient’s specific needs. These treatments can include manual therapy, post-operative care, exercise programs, occupation-based activities, desensitization, physical agent modalities, and custom splint fabrication.

For any questions about Hand Therapy Services at TherapySouth please contact Kramer Hodges, MS OTR/L, Director of Hand Therapy: khodges@therapysouth.net

Commonly seen:

  • Post-operative Care
  • Scar Management
  • Fractures, Dislocations, Sprains, Amputations
  • Tendinitis 
  • DeQuervain’s Tenosynovitis
  • Carpal Tunnel and Other Nerve Injuries
  • Trigger Finger
  • Arthritis
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture
  • Dexterity/Fine Motor Control Issues
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Work Related Injuries
  • Sports injuries

Custom Splinting

Custom splint orthoses are braces made from thermoplastic material that our OTs custom fit for each individual’s needs. These splints can be used to protect healing structures, promote pain-free functional use, and increase or maintain range of motion. Our OTs can also professionally fit a variety of pre-fabricated orthoses as well.

At TherapySouth, our hand therapists work one-on-one with you to provide positive rehabilitation outcomes to restore your quality of life. OT services are offered at the majority of our Birmingham-area locations, check the list below to find a hand therapy location close to you.

 


“After getting a hand injury while fishing, which is how I make my living, I was referred to TherapySouth for hand therapy. Their attention to detail was so impressive and it was obvious they cared. Even though I am finished with therapy they still check on me. I am back to 100% with no pain. It’s like I have a new hand. It was such a great experience at TherapySouth and I would recommend them to anybody.” -Wes L.

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