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Working closely with you for hand, wrist, shoulder and elbow rehabilitation and recovery.

From acute to cumulative orthopedic and neurological trauma, our therapists are hands-on with the latest innovations.

Twin Cities Orthopedics offers hand therapy at several locations throughout the metro area. We focus on range of motion and strength, and home exercise program instructions to enhance and maximize function. Our hand therapy team is comprised of specialty-trained occupational therapists who provide expertise in upper extremity rehabilitation and splinting. Our therapists are certified through the Hand Therapy Certification Commission Inc., by meeting extensive requirements and passing a certification exam.

Conditions our hand therapists treat include:

  • Arthritis
  • Dislocations
  • Fractures
  • Joint contractures
  • Nerve injuries & compressions (such as pre/post-operative carpal tunnel syndrome)
  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis elbow
  • Tendon repairs

Tools and techniques provided by our therapists include:

  • Activity
  • Adaptive/assistive devices
  • Behavior management
  • Compressive therapy
  • Desensitization
  • Electrical modalities – TENS, NMES, Iontophoresis, HVPC
  • Ergonomic modification
  • Exercise – Range of Motion
  • Manual therapy – Joint Mobilization, Myofascial Release, Counterstrain
  • Patient and family education
  • Prosthetic referral
  • Sensory re-education
  • Splinting
  • Standardized and non-standardized assessment tools
  • Strengthening
  • Thermal modalities – Hot Packs, Ultrasound, Whirlpool, Fluidotherapy, Paraffin
  • Training in activities of daily living (ADLs)
  • Work conditioning
  • Wound care/dressings/topical agents

Hand Therapy Locations

Below are phone numbers to contact a specific hand therapy location.

Burnsville  –  952-456-7000

Coon Rapids  –  763-786-9543

Eden Prairie – 952-456-7000

Edina  –  952-456-7000

Fridley  –  763-786-9543

Lake Elmo – 651-351-2602

Maple Grove  –  763-302-2313

Minnetonka – 763-302-2313

Otsego  –  763-441-0298

Plymouth  –  763-302-2313

Robbinsdale  –  763-302-2313

Stillwater – 651-351-2602

Vadnais Heights – 651-351-2602

Woodbury – 651-351-2602

Wyoming – 651-351-2602