At North Mississippi Hand Therapy, we treat a wide variety of upper extremity diagnoses. Some of the most common conditions we treat and services we offer are included below.
NERVE COMPRESSIONS OR INJURIES
Such as carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome, radial nerve palsy
TENDON INJURIES AND REPAIRS
Such as flexor and extensor tendon ruptures, lacerations, etc.
FRACTURES OF THE UPPER EXTREMITY
Such as humeral, ulnar, radial, carpal, or phalangeal fractures
ARTHRITIS OF THE UPPER EXTREMITY
Such as osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis
Such as medial epicondylitis (golfer's elbow) or lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow)
TRAUMATIC INJURIES TO THE UPPER EXTREMITY
Such as gun shot wounds, stab or puncture wounds, lacerations, crush injuries, etc.
Such as post-operative rehabilitation and/or wound management
FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY EVALUATIONS
Includes an evaluation of the client's capacity to perform specific work activities pertaining to his/her employment
WORK CONDITIONING/ HARDENING PROGRAMS
Includes a unique program customized for each individual client with the goal of returning the client to his/her pre-injury work abilities so that he/she can return to work
MANUAL LYMPH DRAINAGE
A massage technique used on patients with lymphedema to stimulate lymphatic flow so that lymph fluid can be moved away from swollen areas
Pre-employment screenings and post-offer employment testing using the WorkSTEPS functional testing program.