• 530.541.3420 | 2170 South Avenue, S. Lake Tahoe, CA

Barton Rehabilitation's hand therapy program offers the only comprehensive Certified Hand Rehabilitation Program in South Lake Tahoe, CA.

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

Injuries Treated:

  • 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
  • PNS and CNS disorders – affecting upper extremity function
  • Upper extremity amputations
  • Arthritis
  • Burns
  • Compartment Syndromes
  • RSD
  • Lymphedema
  • Musculoskeletal disorders
  • Pediatric upper extremity dysfunction

Treatment Techniques:

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

Treatment Goals:

  • Reduce pain, edema, and scarring
  • Improve strength, motion, and function
  • Independent functioning in activities of daily living and safe return to work

Contact Us

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* A majority of the rehabilitation services provided require a physician's referral.