Hand Therapy

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Catholic Health Locations

AthletiCare Orchard Park
3669 Southwestern Boulevard
Orchard Park, NY 14127
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Mount St. Mary's Center for Sports Medicine and Physical Rehabilitation
Witmer Park Medical Center
One Colomba Drive, Suite 5
Town of Niagara, NY 14305
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Mount St. Mary's Hospital
5300 Military Road
Lewiston, NY 14092
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Partners In Rehab Sisters Hospital
2157 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214
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Hand therapists treat problems related to the wrist and hand.

Your therapist will teach you exercises to promote healing and how to change your behavior or movements to reduce injury. He or she may apply a splint or other tool to restore your hand function. At home, you will need to follow an exercise program, which will be based on your individual needs.

To receive hand therapy, please seek a prescription from your doctor. If you do not have a doctor, use our advanced search to find a doctor near you.

Conditions Treated

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Trigger finger
  • Tennis elbow / golfer’s elbow
  • DeQuervain’s tendinitis
  • Sprains or strains of the hand (fingers, wrist)
  • Flexor tendon injuries
  • Extensor tendon injuries
  • Mallet finger
  • Hand and thumb arthritis
  • Dupuytren’s contracture 
  • Fractures and dislocations
  • Amputations

Length of Appointments

A therapy session is typically 60 or 90 minutes long. 

Most patients initially require therapy two to three times per week. However, your therapist will decide the length of treatment based on your evaluation.

What to Bring to Your Visit

  • A prescription from your doctor
  • Insurance cards
  • Any compensation or no-fault information. if applicable
  • Driver’s license
  • Results of any tests