Brampton Hand Therapy
Brampton Hand Therapy is beneficial if you suffer from a short-term or chronic condition that inhibits full use or prevents all use of your hands.
Such partial or full loss of hand functionality typically occurs due to limited coordination between nerves, muscles, tendons and joints in your hands.
Common conditions that can cause you to experience a partial or complete loss of hand functionality include:-
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Dupuytren’s Contracture
- Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
- Elbow Fractures
- De Quervain Tenosynovitis
- Sport’s related injuries
- Congenital Hand Deformities
- Tumours of the Hand and Wrist
- Arthritis of the Hands, Wrist and Fingers
- Tendonitis of the Hand and Wrist, and other equally detrimental conditions.
Fortunately, a hand therapy session at our Brampton Activa clinic is the first step in your journey to recover from a debilitating condition affecting one or both of your hands.
What is Chiropractic Care?
Hand therapy refers to an array of procedures carried out on your hands to realize two objectives: -
- Regain or increase functionality in your injured hand
- Reduce pain associated with the use of your hands
In this context, hand therapy encompasses procedures that target the shoulders, upper arms, elbows, forearm, wrists, palm and fingers.
Depending on the causal condition, your hand therapy will fall into one or more of three categories: -
1. Preventative care
Brampton hand therapy helps you complete everyday tasks despite an early diagnosis of hand impairment, as part of occupational therapy.
2. Post-Operation Rehabilitation
Activa Clinic hand therapy at our Brampton clinic facilitates your progressive recovery from a surgical procedure meant to address an issue with the use of one or both hands.
3. Non-Operative therapy
Hand therapy at our Activa Clinic in Brampton avails a non-invasive technique for regaining sufficient use of your hands, as part of physical therapy.
You receive non-operative hand therapy if your condition is due to an ailment, accident or congenital defect.
Over the decades, since DD Palmer started the chiropractic care movement, new approaches have been investigated and honed. At Activa Clinics we use several approaches in tandem. All of them already have a good track record. We find that combining several techniques, sometimes with other forms of physical therapy, is better at producing long-term improvements.
When you schedule an Activa Hand Therapy appointment at our Brampton’s clinic, the procedure you undergo depends on the nature of your condition.
Hand Therapy procedures that we offer at Brampton Activa clinic include:
Soft Tissue Therapy
During soft-tissue tissue therapy, an experienced Brampton physiotherapist guides you through exercises that involve holding small weights at various positions for short durations. These exercises help to improve the flexibility of connective tissues attaching various hand muscles to bones in your forearm, upper arm, wrist and fingers.
This hand therapy procedure is suited for alleviating the effects of Tendonitis, De Quervain Tenosynovitis and Congenital Hand deformity.
Joint Motion Therapy
While undergoing joint motion therapy, an Activa clinic physiotherapist guides you through an array of hand motion exercises meant to improve the mobility of various joints in your arms. Brampton clinic joint motion therapy can help you recover from joint problems in your shoulder, elbow, wrist and fingers.
Joint motion hand therapy is ideal for treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Dupuytren’s Contracture, Cubital Tunnel Syndrome and sports-related joint injuries.
Strength Building Therapy
Strength building therapy features a licensed Brampton physiotherapist guiding you through various weight-oriented exercises designed to strengthen muscles in your arms. This procedure is beneficial if you have a degenerative condition that causes atrophy of muscles in your upper arm, forearm, shoulder and fingers.
Strength building hand therapy at our Brampton facility is suited for managing Congenital Hand Deformity, Tendonitis and De Quervain Tenosynovitis.
Pain Management Therapy
As the name suggests, pain management therapy involves procedures meant to alleviate intermittent and chronic pain originating from joints, muscles, nerves and tendons in your arms.
This procedure entails:
- Creation of custom orthotics that perfectly align joints, nerves, muscles and tendons to provide you with pain relief while wearing your purpose-built orthosis.
Our Brampton Activa clinic can create custom orthoses for your upper arm, forearm, elbow, wrist and fingers to avail pain relief in a variety of conditions.
Custom orthotic braces available at our Brampton facility are suitable for conditions including Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, Tendonitis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Elbow fractures.
- TENS electrotherapy conducted by an experienced physiotherapist who meticulously applies a controlled electrical impulse to painful areas on your arms.
Brampton’s TENS hand therapy offers effective pain relief in sports-related wrist pain, post-surgery pain, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Cubital Tunnel Syndrome and Congenital Hand Deformity.
Dexterity Enhancement Therapy
Dexterity enhancement hand therapy at our Brampton Activa clinic has a HTCC certified physiotherapist guiding you through exercises designed to increase the use of your hands.
This procedure combines aspects of pain management, strength building, soft tissue and joint motion therapy.
Due to its wide scope, dexterity enhancement therapy is ideal for alleviating hand-use problems resulting from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Tendonitis, Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, Tendonitis, Dupuytren’s Contracture and Congenital Hand Conditions.
You reap a wide range of benefits when you schedule Activa’s hand physiotherapy at our Brampton facility.
The benefits you can expect include:
- Brampton’s hand physiotherapy is effective at managing a wide range of hand problems due to ailments, accidents and congenital causes.
- The physiotherapy staff at Activa clinic Brampton’s facility features competent and experienced professionals, who are certified by the Hand Therapy Certification Commission (HTCC).
- Brampton’s Hand physiotherapy makes use of multiple complementary approaches, i.e., Pain Management Therapy, Joint Motion Therapy, Dexterity Enhancement Therapy, Strength Building Therapy and Soft Tissue Injury.
Do not hesitate to call our Brampton clinic number, if you have an issue with one or both your hands. You can also schedule a hand physiotherapy session at our facility by filling out the online query form on our website. Alternatively, visit our Activa clinic brampton location to benefit from our impeccable range of tried-and-tested hand physiotherapy services.