You value the use of your hands and any loss of function through injury may drastically change your life. Anyone with an injury wants the very best treatment to assure maximum recovery.For many, the role of a Certified Hand Therapist serves as a lifeline to resuming normal life. Hand therapy by a licensed certified hand therapist is for anyone who has had an interruption in the use of their hands or arms due to injury, surgery, or overuse. The CHT 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 intricate anatomy of the arm and hand necessitate delicate and complex surgical repair. A CHT is knowledgeable about these advanced surgical techniques. (htcc.org) Amy McMahon, OTR, CHT understands the complexity of the hand and the impact a hand injury has on your daily routine.
Your therapy session includes an evaluation of your current function, education of relevant anatomy and precautions, and development of a plan of care unique to your limitations. With a focus on home exercise, the goal of Hand Therapy is to get you back to your normal routine as quickly and safely as possible.