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Evolutions Therapy | Hand Therapy | Edinburg TX
Evolutions Therapy | Hand Therapy | Edinburg TX

Hand Therapy

Evolutions Therapy | Hand Therapy | Edinburg TX

Evolutions Therapy offers hand and upper quarter rehabilitation for all ages (birth to 99 y/o) and diagnoses.

Diagnoses and Conditions for Treatment
  • Tendon and Nerve Lacerations
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Repetitive Strain Injuries (i.e., Carpal Tunnel Syndrome)
  • Sprains/Strains
  • Tendinitis
  • Cumulative Trauma Disorders
  • Fractures of the Hand, Wrist, Forearm and Humerus
  • Dislocations
  • Nerve Compression and Injuries
  • Congenital Conditions
  • Various Types of Arthritis (Rheumatoid, Osteoarthritis)
  • Traumatic Amputations
  • Wound Care
  • Status post burns
  • Shoulder / Elbow injuries
  • Others

Treatment is provided 1:1 patient/therapist ratio and by a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT).

Treatment Tools and Strategies
  • Pain Reduction
  • Edema Reduction Post-surgical or Post-injury
  • Custom Static, Static Progressive and Dynamic Splint Fabrication
  • Serial Casting
  • Maximize Return to Function While Protecting Hewly Repaired Structures
  • Manual Therapy Techniques
  • Neural Mobilization Techniques
  • Individualized Exercises
  • Joint Protection Techniques
  • Active Release Technique (ART)
  • Graston Tools
  • Custom Ordering and Fitting of Silver Ring Splints or Oval 8 Splints
  • Identification for Adaptive Equipment Needs (As Appropriate)
  • Kinesiotaping
  • Biofeedback
  • Mirror Therapy
  • Ergonomic Assessment and Training

Who is a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT)?
A Certified Hand Therapist is an occupational therapist or physical therapist that successfully passed a comprehensive national examination of advanced clinical skills and theory in upper quarter (Shoulder, elbow, hand) rehabilitation. The minimum requirement for qualifying to take the examination is 5 years of clinical experience including 4,000 hours or more of direct clinical practice in hand therapy.

At Evolutions Therapy, our CHT Miss Natasha Odendaal, OTR has been a CHT since 2003. She has been an occupational therapist since 1993. She is effective and efficient in maximizing early return of function.

Pediatric Services Neuro Rehab Services Hand Therapy Services Orthopedic and Sports Injuries
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