DOAR_Shoulder Elbow & Wrist Pain

Is Hand Pain Stopping You From Living Life The Way You Should? YOU CAN GET THE RELIEF YOU NEED AT HANDS FOR LIVING!

Patient Success Spotlight “Playing sports and 10 years in the Marine Corps and I’m in construction so I’m up and down ladders, and in and out of holes and beating concrete all the time, so it’s a lot of shock on my knee. Since I’ve been coming here, he has shown me a lot of things that I can do on my own for my flexibility and to do things in a proper manner where it will take stress off my knee.” – DeVaughan, Past Patient

Your hand and wrist are an amazing, complex part of your body that allows you to touch, grasp, hold and manipulate most everything you do in the day. Just imagine if your hands were not working properly. For many people this is a reality and a painful one they face each day. Each hand and wrist contains, 29 bones, 29 major joints, 123 ligaments,17muscles in thepalm and 18 muscles in the forearm and numerous nerves. There is a lot that needs to work together at the right time and right place. When you suffer from pain in the hand or wrist this can be a result of overuse, arthritis, injury and even congenital problems. Having an expert to evaluate, and then put you on the right path to having the maximum use of your hand again, begins with seeing a hand therapist. A hand therapist is needed when pain, dysfunction, trauma or disease processes occur at the hand, wrist, forearm, elbow and/or shoulder. Due to the complexity of the hand and upper extremity, a hand therapist should be your first choice for rehabilitation.

Hand and wrist pain can be for a variety of reasons, such as movement, limitation due to crush injuries, fracture, tendon lacerations, nerve injuries, burns and wounds, carpal tunnel syndrome (nerve compression), Dupuytren’s contracture, Dequervain’s synovitis, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy / Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. The key to less pain in the hand is regaining the proper movement of the joints and regaining the strength of the muscles in the hand, forearm and even shoulder. Our expert hand therapists treat wrist and hand pain everyday. We also provide advanced evaluation and fabrication of custom splints for hand, elbow and shoulder support. If you believe that you may need therapy foryourhand,wrist,elbow or shoulder please call us today. The sooner we see a patient, the more optimum it is for their recovery, so don’t delay. We will get you back to feeling better today and get you back to doing the things you have been missing out on. We will get results for you!


Who Do You Know That Needs Our Help? Do You Have Friends Or Family Unable To Do The Following:

� Sit for long periods comfortably � Walk for long distances � Live an active and healthy lifestyle

� Move without pain � Bend and move freely � Balance confidently & securely


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