Such therapy is performed by a provider with a high degree of specialization that requires continuing education and, often, advanced certification. This enables the hand therapist to work with patients to hasten their return to a productive lifestyle.
The therapist evaluates the patient’s physical issues, listens to the patient’s concerns, and collaboratively treats the patient and teaches the patient to care for their injury/disease.
Our occupational therapists have master level degrees in occupational therapy along with clinic study and years of experience.
- Nationally certified by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
- Licensed by the state of South Dakota
- Certified in use of therapeutic modalities
- Trained in the specialized area of upper extremity rehabilitation and therapeutic interventions