Hand Therapy Assessments

Edmonton hand assessments for therapy and treatment

Our certified hand therapists have an in-depth knowledge of the upper limb.

Hand Therapy Assessments (initial and ongoing)

Your hand therapist will record specific objective measures in order to create a baseline against which to measure progress.

Your hand therapist may do several physical tests to determine things such as your:

  • Range of Motion (mobility and flexibility)
  • Strength and Function
  • Ligament and Joint stability
  • Reflexes, Sensation
  • Nerve Tests
  • Swelling Tests and Measurements
  • Palpation (which specific ligaments, bones, joints, tendons are tender to touch

These tests are designed to help your hand therapist diagnose your pain or injury, and then determine the best treatment plan for your condition.