Hand Therapy

Alliance Hand Therapy is currently providing care throughout Northern Virginia from our clinics located in Alexandria, Fairfax, Springfield and Woodbridge.


Our Hand therapy Program is a specialized treatment program focusing primarily on conditions affecting the hand and upper extremities. Our Certified Hand Therapists have a high degree of specialization that requires several thousands of hours continuing education and advanced certification.



What can HAND THERAPY do for you?

  • Provide preventative , Non-operative or conservative treatment
  • Manage acute or chronic pain
  • Provide wound care to include care of open and or sutured wounds (prevention of infection and assistance in healing)
  • Control hypertrophic (raised and/or swollen) scars or hypersensitive scars
  • Reduce swelling
  • Instruct in desensitization and sensory re-education following nerve injury or trauma
  • Fabricate splints for prevention or correction of injury or to protect surgical sites or to increase movement
  • Design and implement home exercise programs to increase motion, dexterity, and/or strength
  • Train in the performance of daily life skills through adapted methods and equipment
  • Conditioning prior to returning to work

What is so special about Certified Hand Therapists?

  • A Certified Hand Therapist (C.H.T.) is an occupational/physical therapist who specializes in the treatment of hands.
  • They must have a minimum of 5 years postgraduate experience with at least 4,000 hours in hand therapy and have successfully passed the Hand Therapy Certification Commission exam in order to obtain these credentials.
  • CHT’s are dedicated professionals who have a commitment to meet the highest standards of their profession. The hand and arm have an extremely intricate anatomy and complexity. Rehabilitation of the hand and arm requires in-depth knowledge and up-to-date techniques.
  • Certified Hand Therapists have the highest level of competence in the rehabilitation of upper extremity injuries.
  • Certified Hand Therapists are able to initiate treatment immediately following surgery often while stitches are still in place. Early referral to a hand therapist is effective in preventing further surgeries and obtaining an optimal outcome.

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