Hand Therapy is the specialty practice of both Occupational and Physical Therapists with an advanced knowledge base in the rehabilitation of the upper extremity.
Our multidisciplinary staff includes board certified and certified eligible hand therapists who are occupational and physical therapists with an average of over 15 years of experience. We currently have eight practicing hand therapists.
Affiliated hand surgeons
The hand therapists communicate directly with the hand surgeons at Newton Wellesley Hospital, downtown Boston and those from surrounding communities to provide you with the most comprehensive care as possible.
The members of our team specialize in the evaluation and treatment of hand, wrist, and elbow as well as generalized upper extremity injury and impairment. Splints for the upper extremities are designed and fabricated on site.
The patient is assigned a primary therapist to ensure continuity of care. The primary therapist works with the patient and the referring physician to design and implement a therapeutic strategy with appropriate individualized rehabilitation goals.
The staff has professional expertise and experience in the evaluation and treatment of:
Treatment of Elite Athletes
Days/Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday, 7:00am – 5:00pm with early evening hours available Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Making an Appointment
A physician prescription is required to make an appointment. Certain insurances require a referral from your primary care physician in addition to the prescription from your specialist. Please call 617-243-6172 to schedule an appointment. Our scheduling coordinators will assist you and provide you with all the information needed to start your course of therapy with us. Please have your prescription and insurance information ready.
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Join us on Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 6:00-8:00 pm in the Shipley Auditorium at Newton-Wellesley Hospital for a free presentation for beginner and intermediate runners. Registration required.
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