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Hand Rehabilitation

What we do

The Occupational Therapists at Chelsea Wellness Center treat hand injuries using modalities, exercise, static and dynamic splinting, functional treatment, and ergonomics for a variety of upper extremity disorders.

Chelsea Community Hospital Certified hand therapist and highly experienced occupational therapists can help patients get back to their daily activities as quickly as possible.

Our advanced hand rehabilitation services include:

  • Anti-edema and scar massage
  • Edema control
  • Home exercise programs
  • Joint protection
  • Regaining lost function
  • Scar reduction
  • Splinting

Hand injuries like carpal tunnel syndrome, repetitive trauma disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, fractures, traumatic tendon injuries, ligament and muscle sprains/strains can interrupt a person's ability to complete the simplest of tasks and are treated by the CCH hand team which collectively brings more than 25 years of hand experience.

  • Functional Capacity evaluation is an assessment of an employees/patients ability to complete essential job tasks. This evaluation can help identify safe/appropriate restrictions for return to work or general abilities for vocational rehabilitation.
  • Work Site evaluations OT can assist you with making sure your office/workplace is ergonomically correct.

Who is eligible?

To receive treatment, you must first be evaluated and diagnosed by your physician. You will receive a prescription for a physical therapist to evaluate you and customize a treatment to address your specific needs. If you need help finding a physician, please call our Physician Referral Line at 734-593-5899.

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Outpatient Occupational Therapy Hand Program Prescription Form

Location

We are located in the Chelsea Wellness Center.

Appointment/Contact Information

Contact Us: 734-593-6370
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Functional Capacity Evaluation

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Chelsea Community Hospital | 775 South Main Street, Chelsea, MI 48118 | 734-593-6000