Hand Therapy Services

Hand therapy is a highly specialized service where experience counts. Therapy is designed to speed recovery from a hand injury or surgery, and to prevent further complications.

Contact Information

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services
5108 Velasko Road, Syracuse, NY 13215
Phone: (315) 475-1433
Fax: (315) 475-0944
Clinic Hours:
Monday and Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday and Wednesday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Specialized Care

We offer outpatient hand therapy for patients of all ages and are dedicated to meeting each patient's unique needs with an individualized treatment program. Treatment is provided by a certified hand therapist - an occupational or physical therapist who has a minimum of five years of clinical hand therapy experience, including a minimum of 4,000 hours in direct practice in hand therapy. A physician's referral is required for all treatment. Most insurances are accepted. To be certain that your treatment is covered, check with your insurance company.

Diagnoses Treated

  • Amputation
  • Arthritis
  • Burns
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Crush injuries
  • Dupuytren's disease
  • Fractures
  • Peripheral nerve injuries
  • Repetitive motion
  • Tendon lacerations
  • Tendonitis
  • Trauma disorders

Hand Therapy Services

  • Cumulative trauma prevention
  • Edema control
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Exercise and injury prevention
  • Fine motor control training
  • Home program instruction
  • Range of motion and strengthening exercise programs
  • Sensory re-education and desensitization
  • Specialized treatment for patients with upper extremity injuries
  • Static and dynamic splinting
  • Thermal treatments and ultrasound
  • Training in the use of adaptive equipment and devices
  • Wound and scar management

Hand Therapy Hours of Operation

Monday: 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.