Certified hand therapists: Experts in hand rehabilitation

Certified hand therapists are experts in evaluating and treating injuries and conditions of the upper extremity; shoulder, arm, elbow, forearm, wrist and hand.

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What Is a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT)?

A Certified Hand Therapist is an occupational therapist or physical therapist who has undergone advanced training and education in hand and upper extremity rehabilitation. These highly skilled professionals have demonstrated exceptional expertise in the assessment and treatment of hand and wrist conditions.

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CHTs are experts in diagnosing and treating a wide range of hand and upper extremity issues, including fractures, tendon injuries, nerve compression syndromes, and post-surgical rehabilitation. They are trained to develop customized treatment plans tailored to the unique needs of each patient. Whether you're recovering from hand surgery, managing a chronic condition, or rehabilitating an injury, the expertise of a Certified Hand Therapist is invaluable.

They provide guidance, education, and hands-on care to help you regain strength, dexterity, and mobility in your hand and wrist. When you choose Premier Orthopaedic Associates, you're choosing to work with a team of dedicated professionals, including Certified Hand Therapists, who are committed to your well-being. We're here to support you on your path to recovery, ensuring you receive the highest level of care and expertise for your hand and wrist rehabilitation needs.

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Eliza Entrekin, OTR/L, CHT

Occupational Therapist, Certified Hand Therapist

John W. Graham, PT CHT, CSCS

Physical Therapist, Certified Hand Therapist, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

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