John Muir Health’s hand therapy program provides rehabilitation not only for the hand but also for conditions affecting the wrist, elbow, and shoulder girdle.

Treated Conditions

Conditions we treat include, but are not limited to:

  • Nerve injuries and repairs
  • Sports injuries
  • Repetitive stress injuries
  • Tendonitis, tendonosis
  • Nerve entrapment syndromes
  • Myofascial pain syndrome
  • Fractures
  • Joint dislocations and replacements
  • Reconstructive hand/wrist/elbow surgeries
  • Complex regional pain syndrome
  • Arthritis
  • Sprains and strains
  • Burns
  • Congenital limb differences
  • Amputations and replants
  • Tendon repairs
Therapeutic Techniques

Your hand therapist will perform a thorough evaluation appropriate to your condition. Your treatment plan, based on clinical findings, may include splinting, exercise, modalities, activity modification, and home exercise.

Therapeutic techniques include:

  • Soft tissue mobilization
  • Joint mobilization
  • Wound care
  • Scar management
  • Edema control
  • Custom splint fabrication
  • Ergonomic/workstation instruction
  • Pain control
  • Biofeedback work/functional retraining
  • Training and activity modification for activities of daily living
  • Therapeutic modalities—heat, ice, ultrasound, electrical stimulation, shortwave diathermy, light therapy, fluidotherapy, paraffin
  • Manual therapy
Our Locations

Outpatient Center, Brentwood
2400 Balfour Rd., Brentwood, CA 94513
Outpatient Rehabilitation: (925) 308-8160

Outpatient Center, Tice Valley/Rossmoor
1220 Rossmoor Pkwy, Walnut Creek, CA 94595
Outpatient Physical Rehabilitation: (925) 988-7595

Physical Rehabilitation Center, Concord
2700 Grant St., Suite 300, Concord, CA 94520
Outpatient Physical Rehabilitation: (925) 674-2125

Physical Rehabilitation Center, Pleasant Hill
3480 Buskirk Ave., Suite 150, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Outpatient Physical Rehabilitation: (925) 947-5300

Registration and Forms

Hand Therapy Patient Registration Packet for patients with disorders related to the elbow, wrist, hand, fingers, or any combination of these

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