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Barton Hand Therapy

Barton Rehabilitation's hand therapy program offers the only comprehensive Certified Hand Rehabilitation Program in South Lake Tahoe, CA and has Nevada-based offices in Stateline and Carson City.

Barton Health's Certified Hand Therapists and The Hand Program plays a key role in the proper return of hand function following hand surgery or hand injury. Hand Therapy is an integration of Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy combining a comprehensive knowledge of the upper extremity, body function and activity.

Our Services

  • Cumulative trauma disorders: carpal tunnel, DeQuervains and tendonitis
  • Fractures of the hand and upper extremity
  • Tendon repairs, transfers and grafts
  • Crush and degloving injuries
  • Nerve injuries, repairs and entrapments
  • Peripheral and central nervous system disorders affecting upper extremity function
  • Upper extremity amputations
  • Arthritis
  • Burns
  • Compartment syndromes
  • Rejection sensitive dysphoria (RSD)
  • Lymphedema
  • Musculoskeletal disorders
  • Pediatric upper extremity dysfunction

Our Treatment:

Our treatment goals include the reduction of pain, edema (swelling) and scarring, the improvement of strength, motion and function, and the safe, independent return to activities of daily living and work.

  • Muscle and sensory re-education
  • Desensitization
  • Therapeutic exercises
  • Patient education: adaptive equipment and injury education
  • Modalities: ultrasound, E-stim, iontophoresis, paraffin, whirlpool
  • Splinting (dynamic and static)
  • Functional capacity evaluations of the hand and upper extremity
  • Edema control
  • Pain management
  • Scar management
  • Worksite analysis and workstation re-design
  • Home exercise program

Our Locations

At Barton Memorial Hospital

Barton Memorial Hospital

At Stateline Medical Center in Nevada

Stateline Medical Center

At Tahoe Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in Carson City, Nevada

Tahoe Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
* A majority of the rehabilitation services provided require a physician's referral.