At Kauai Therapy & Wellness treatments for the hand and upper extremity are administered by an Occupational Therapist (OTs) that specialize in Hand Therapy. We work with patients to decrease pain and restore function to the upper limb to help you fully participate in all of life’s activities.




Who Can Benefit from Hand Therapy?

Hand Therapy is for anyone experiencing pain in an upper extremity (hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder). Conditions treated include:

  • Fractures of the hand, wrist, and elbow
  • Post-operative, acute, and chronic injuries
  • Tendon and ligament injuries
  • Boutonniere’s and Swan Neck deformities
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Neuropathies
  • DeQuervain’s Tenosynovitis
  • Dupuytren’s Contractures
  • Ganglion cysts
  • Elbow tendonitis
  • Repetitive stress injuries
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wound care


How Does Hand Therapy Work?

We begin Hand Therapy rehab with a complete evaluation using both objective and subjective measurements. Your input plays a significant role in determining your goals for therapy. Where are you experiencing functional deficits? What activities are you missing that you enjoy the most? We will create a personalized treatment plan to address your individual needs and meet your goals.

Specific Hand Therapy treatments may include:

  • Hands-on manipulation of joints or soft tissue
  • Range of Motion exercises
  • Modalities
  • Scar massage
  • Desensitization
  • Strengthening
  • Stretching
  • Home exercise program
  • Post-operative care
  • Custom Splints for Healing or Positioning
  • Adaptive Equipment Suggestions

How Much Does Hand Therapy Cost?

Hand Therapy is billed through your medical  insurance. If you do not have insurance, don’t worry we have affordable programs for you! Just call our front desk & ask about your options. #208-205-9559 or request an appointment from the front page button.


Do You Know How a Hand Splint is Made?

Hand Splinting is just one of the many treatment options available depending on your injury. Watch the video below to see the carefully crafted process behind molding a hand splint, specifically to fit your hand.