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.

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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
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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