The Hand and Upper Extremity program at OSF St. Francis Hospital & Medical Group features occupational therapists who specializes in rehabilitation of patients with injuries or pathologies of the hand, elbow and shoulder.
Treatment options and strategies may include:
- adaptive equipment
- manual techniques
- modalities to improve functional abilities and decrease pain
Occupational therapists perform a comprehensive patient evaluation and design a customized treatment plan that assists in empowering the patient to enjoy effective rehabilitation and maximize functional abilities.
Therapist work "hand in hand" with the patients' physicians to promote well-being and optimal recovery for individuals with injuries of the hand and upper extremity.