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Regain Strength and Mobility Required for Daily Activities

If you are experiencing pain or limited range of motion in upper extremities, Occupational Therapy may help to alleviate your symptoms and regain your freedom of movement and freedom of pain.

 

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Whether you need short-term therapy to recover from an injury or need to learn skills to help you live with a prolonged condition, Taylor Physical Therapy can help. Fill out the form below to learn more.


Upper Extremity Therapy/Rehabilitation

Taylor Therapy provides occupational therapy (OT) services at all our locations. We specialize in treating upper extremity dysfunctions in hands, wrists, elbows and shoulders. No matter if you've suffered a condition due to illness, injury or surgery, we'll plan an effective treatment regimen to minimize your pain and improve your range of motion. 

Treatment may include:

  • Strengthening/therapeutic exercise
  • Manual soft tissue mobilization (massage) or instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization to decrease soft tissue tightness
  • Techniques to increase range of motion, such as stretching and joint mobilization
  • Splinting
  • Modalities such as ultrasound, Iontophoresis, paraffin bath, and electrical stimulation
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Diagnoses include, but are not limited to:

  • Acute or Chronic Shoulder/Elbow Injuries
  • Arthritis
  • A Work-Related Injury
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (both pre and post-surgery)
  • Dementia
  • Distal Radius/Wrist Fractures
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture
  • Finger/Hand Fractures
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Post-Stroke Patients
  • Tendon Repairs/Injuries
  • Tendonitis, such as: De Quervain’s, Medial Epicondylitis, Lateral Epicondylitis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigger Finger

Recovery Rehabilitation:

  • OT can assist patients with upper extremity acute and chronic injuries, ranging from the shoulder to the hands. 
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