Our Service

Helping Hands Rehab provides exceptional upper extremity rehabilitation and specialized hand therapy to patients of all ages and conditions involving the shoulder, elbow, forearm, wrist and hand.  We treat a wide range of conditions with the goal of getting you back to YOUR life.


Each patient is given an individualized treatment program following these guiding principles:

  • Patients receive comprehensive care and the most effective, evidence-based treatments to reduce the time spent in therapy.
  • Faster recovery results lead to decreased medical costs.
  • Therapist and patient define recovery and tackle it as a team to maximize the desired results.
  • Functional outcomes ensure a faster return to work and productive lifestyle.
  • Explanations of the patient’s injury, expected outcome, treatment techniques, and treatment goals will be given in a manner that the patient is comfortable with and understands.

Here are some conditions commonly treated before a patient has surgery:

  • Carpal tunnel
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Golfer’s Elbow (medial Epicondylitis)
  • Radial Tunnel
  • Tendonitis
  • Thumb Pain
  • Repetitive Strain Injuries
  • Pre and Post Pregnancy conditions of the Hand and Upper Extremity
  • Shoulder impingement
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Trigger Finger
  • Nerve Compressions
  • DeQuerveins Tenosynovitis
  • Wrist Pain
  • Elbow Pain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • TFCC Tear
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Tendinitis
  • Cubital Tunnel
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Generalized Weakness of the Hands and Arms

After Surgery, we work with your physician to provide you with the specialized care you need.  This is not a full list, but here are some commonly treated post-surgical conditions we see:


  • Trigger Finger
  • Carpal tunnel
  • Tendon Lacerations
  • “Game Keeper’s Thumb”
  • Digit/Hand Fracture
  • Dupuytren’s Release
  • Nerve Laceration
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Mallet Finger
  • Amputations
  • Dislocations


  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Basal Joint Arthritis
  • Wrist Fractures
  • TFCC Injury
  • Scaphoid Fracture
  • Scapholunate Ligament Tear
  • Any other Ligament tear in the wrist
  • Amputations
  • Gunshots
  • Tendon Transfers


  • UCL Tear
  • Olecranon Fracture
  • “Tennis Elbow” 
  • Radial Head Fracture     
  • “Golfers’ Elbow”
  • Biceps Tendon Rupture
  • Any fracture that involves the elbow joint


  • Dislocations/Instability
  • Rotator Cuff Tendinitis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Shoulder Replacement

In addition to Pre- and Post-Surgical Conditions, we also treat the following Conditions in both adults and children:

  • Thoracic Outlet
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Hemiparesis after a stroke or head injury
  • Adaptive Equipment Training for impaired Activities of Daily Living
  • Generalized Weakness after Brain Surgery
  • Decreased Coordination in adults and children
  • Decreased Hand and Upper Extremity Strength in adults and children
  • Contractures of Hand, Wrist, and Elbow

Treatments we specialize in:

  • Complex injury management  (multiple fractures, crush injuries, tendon/nerve/fracture combinations, compartment syndromes)
  • Wound care (including suture removal, cast removal, dressing changes)
  • Custom splinting including dynamic, static progressive, or static splinting
  • Serial Casting
  • Silver ring splints
  • Modalities (Ultrasound, Ionto/Phonophoresis, Electrical Stim, Paraffin)
  • Manual therapy
  • Joint mobilization
  • Soft tissue mobilization
  • Scar management
  • Edema management
  • Therapeutic exercise
  • ADL retraining
  • Joint protection training
  • Work conditioning
  • Pain control
  • Home programs
  • Upper extremity stroke rehabilitation

Modalites Available:

  • Ultrasound
  • Electrical Stimulation
  • Fluidotherapy
  • Hot Packs
  • Ultrasound
  • Interferential Current
  • Iontophoresis
  • Whirlpool
  • Paraffin Bath
  • Ice/Cold Packs
  • Taping
  • High Volt Electrical Stimulation