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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.

Blaine  – Coming Soon! Opening Monday, June 11
Burnsville  –  952-456-7000
Coon Rapids  –  763-786-9543
Eagan  –  952-456-7480
Eden Prairie – 952-456-7000
Edina – Crosstown –  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