A Division of MultiCare Rehabilitation Specialists
Occupational Therapists and Certified Hand Therapists with extensive
training and expertise for evaluating and treating disorders of the
hand, wrist, elbow and various conditions affecting the shoulder.
hand rehabilitation team is dedicated to providing comprehensive care
to restore optimal upper extremity function in the shortest period of
time possible. We believe the development of each individualized
treatment program is essential to facilitate rapid recovery.
therapists provide treatment for a wide variety of chronic, traumatic
and post-operative conditions affecting the upper extremity.
chronic conditions, treatment will consist of prevention, activity
modification and symptom management. Often, therapists will implement
splints to reduce symptoms. Home therapy programs will be developed,
progressed and monitored to assist in the recovery process.
traumatic injuries or post-operative conditions, treatment will include
pain management, reduction of swelling, wound management and the gradual
progression of joint motion. Specialized protocols related to the
upper extremity are often applied and custom splints may be fabricated
for protecting the injured arm.
Splint fabrication may not
always encompass the inhibition of movement. Often, customized
splinting is used for mobilizing joints to prevent progressive joint
Our therapists are fully committed to providing
professional hospitality when helping people achieve optimal functional
recovery and independence.
Hand therapy services are available at several locations:
Good Samaritan Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Center
401 15th Ave. S.E.
Puyallup, WA 98372
MultiCare Auburn Health Center
202 Cross St. S.E.
Auburn, WA 98002
MultiCare Covington Clinic
17700 S.E. 272nd St.
Covington, WA 98042
MultiCare Gig Harbor Medical Park
4545 Pt. Fosdick Dr. N.W.
Gig Harbor, WA 98335
MultiCare Gig Harbor North
10550 Harbor Hill Dr.
Gig Harbor, WA 98332
MultiCare Rehabilitation Specialists & Hand Therapy
3209 S 23rd St, Suite 100
Tacoma, WA 98405