The occupational therapy clinic is up-to-date with the latest technology. Treatment therapies may include:

Fluidotherapy Machines - dry heat
Paraffin Bath
Moist heat
Iontophoresis - a non-invasive application of medication
Ultrasound - creates a thermal effect/stimulates healing/softens scar tissue
Static and Dynamic upper extremity splinting
Serial Cylinder Casting
Electric Stimulation
T.E.N.S. (Transcutaneous Electrical Stimulation)


A variety of treatment techniques are utilized during an occupational therapy session. These techniques might include:
Soft Tissue Massage
Scar Massage/Mobilization
Joint Mobilization
Active and Passive Range of Motion
Low Load Prolonged Stretching
Wound Care/Dressing Changes
Mild Wound/Skin Debridement
Functional Strengthening
Work Simulation
Energy Conservation
Prosthetic Training
Specialized Strengthening Programs
 

Brian Knutsen, OTR/L, CHT, will determine the proper course of treatment on an individual basis. Therapy will be based on the type and extent of the injury.

Buzzards Bay Hand Therapy, LLC believes that communication among physician, patient, and therapist is essential. Brian provides immediate feedback to patients and reports patient progress to the physician on a regular basis.