Hand Therapy is the art and science of rehabilitation of the upper quarter of the humanbody. Hand therapy is a merging of occupational therapy and physical therapy theory and practice that combines comprehensive knowledge of the
upper quarter, body function, andactivity.
Using specialized skills in assessment treatment, hand therapists promote the goals of prevention of dysfunction, restoration of function, and/or reversal of the progression of pathology in order to enhance participation in life situations for individuals with upper quarter disease or injury.
BENEFITS OF WORKING WITH
A CERTIFIED HAND THERAPIST
You value the use of your hands, so loss of function through injury of accident
may have a devastating effect on your life. If you have an injury , you want the very best treatment to assure maximal recovery. The certified Hand Therapist credential offers assurance to the public that the therapist has achieved
the highest level of competency in the profession and stays up to date with practice within the field.
The preceding information is from Hand Therapy Certification Commission: http://htcc.org/
SANDRA SIMON OTR/L, CHT, PAM