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The Hand and Orthopedic Upper Extremity Program provides comprehensive care to children and adolescents with congenital or acquired hand and upper extremity problems, including:
Our team of occupational therapists helps children with upper extremity impairment and/or traumatic injuries achieve independence in all aspects of their daily lives. Our therapists design individualized programs based on each patient’s needs to enhance her function and improve her quality of life.
Before medical and surgical procedures, we conduct thorough evaluations to assist with treatment planning and management. A comprehensive upper extremity evaluation may include the following assessments:
Our occupational therapists specialize in creating custom splints. Occupational therapists are also skilled in making equipment adaptations and in rehabilitating children with neurological impairment, traumatic and congenital hand deformities.
Occupational Therapy program
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