Santa Monica Hand Therapy provides a comprehensive treatment approach that is evidence-based and customized for each individual case. Treatments provided include but are no limited to:
  • Modalities such as heat, paraffin, contrast baths, ultrasound, cold laser and iontophoresis.
  • Neuromuscular re-education, electrical stimulation, mirror therapy, sensory re-training and desensitization techniques.
  • Manual therapy including soft tissue and joint mobilization, scar management and edema management.
  • Post-surgical wound care and dressing changes.
  • Orthotic fabrication of static, dynamic and static-progressive splints.
  • Serial casting and CMMS (casting motion to mobilize stiffness).
  • Education in joint protection and activity modification, correction of joint imbalances, and prevention of joint deformities.
  • Therapeutic exercises, upper body strengthening, re-balancing and conditioning exercises.
  • Education in posture and ergonomics, recommendations for modifying the work station and daily activities.
  • Recommendations for assistive or adaptive devices.
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