Recovering from hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder injuries
When one of your upper extremities is not working as it should, daily activities can be painful or difficult. St. Luke's has dedicated hand therapists who are committed to helping those with injuries and conditions of the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hands. Our goal is to help facilitate successful recovery, allowing individuals to function as normally as possible in their daily lives.
Treatment by a hand therapist may include:
- Wound care
- Moist heat and cold therapy
- Pain management
- Scar and soft tissue massage
- Desensitization and sensory re-education
- Customized splint fabrication
- Joint protection education
- Home management
- Home exercise programs
- Range of motion and strengthening exercise
A referral is required for this service. If you need one, talk to your
primary care provider.
To establish care with a St. Luke’s primary care provider, call 218.249.4000 or find a clinic near you.