Hand therapy at GBMC is provided by certified hand therapist (CHT), Virginia Moratz, OTR, CHT, CLT, who has 40 years of experience in the field. Hand therapy is a specialty that can include treating hand diagnoses in trauma, such as fractures and sprains and complications like regional pain syndrome. It can address repetitive stress as tennis elbow or trigger finger or skier's thumb. Hand therapy is also appropriate for carpal tunnel syndrome, thoracic outlet and rheumatoid or osteoarthritis.
- Manual techniques
- Range of motion and strengthening
- Modalities as ultrasound
- Postoperative protocols
- Custom splinting and fracture bracing