OSF St. Francis Hospital & Medical Group

Escanaba, Michigan

Hand Therapy

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.

Hand Orthotic Treatment options and strategies may include:

  • splinting
  • adaptive equipment
  • exercise
  • 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.