Your occupational therapist is focused on the upper extremity and can help identify and address many common repetitive strain injuries. Treatment focuses on restoring coordination and strength, while decreasing pain. Your occupational therapist will also help identify contributing factors including environmental setup of home and work, analyzing and identifying triggers in daily activities.
Your occupational therapist can help with the following common upper extremity injuries:
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Lateral and medial epicondylitis
- De Quervain's syndrome
- Trigger finger
- Repetitive strain injuries and tendonitis of the wrist
- Arthritis in the wrist and hand
- Post-wrist or finger fractures
PhysioPartners also offers onsite ergonomic assessments in the Chicago Loop. Call for more information or to schedule an onsite assessment.