Trauma to the hand can be more than a temporary inconvenience. Without proper care, an injured hand can become permanently impaired, resulting in loss of independence. Management at a facility specializing in treatment of hand injuries can mean a rapid and successful recovery and return to daily activities.
At Eisenhower, specifically trained and certified hand therapists assess and treat injuries and chronic conditions in the unique bone and soft tissue structures of the hand. Utilizing customized splinting, range of motion, strengthening and various thermal and electrical modalities, as well BTE technologies computerized system of work simulation, various daily activities or “occupations” are addressed to maximize each patient’s functional outcomes.
The Hand Therapy Program at Eisenhower is offered in the Harry and Diane Rinker Building. A physician's prescription with a diagnosis is required. An initial appointment can be made by calling or walking in to the department. If faxing the prescription, please include the patient's telephone number so that an appointment may be scheduled. Following the initial evaluation by a licensed therapist, additional appointments will be made based on medical necessity. Treatment here at Eisenhower Medical Center's Rehabilitation Services Department is covered by most insurances.
Questions can be answered by calling the Harry and Diane Rinker Building at 760-773-1630.