The largest team of certified hand therapists in the Midlands
At Palmetto Health-USC Orthopedic Center, our team of hand rehabilitation specialists offer occupational therapy, treatment and expertise in the many different conditions that can affect the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder.
We feature certified occupational therapists specially trained in the intricacies of the hand and upper body to ensure the best chance for full recovery from surgery or injury. We offer custom splint fabrication on site, and our physicians work closely with our therapists to ensure optimal levels of care following a surgical procedure.
Common upper extremity conditions and treatments include:
- Trigger finger
- Ganglion cysts
- Cubital tunnel syndrome
- Nerve decompressions such as carpal tunnel release
- Fractures and dislocations
- Dupuytren’s disease
- DeQuervian’s tendonitis
- Rotator cuff tear
- Shoulder instability
- Tennis elbow
- Golfer's elbow
- Tendon repair
Rehab instructional video: Shoulder therapy exercises
Palmetto Health-USC Orthopedic Center occupational therapist Eileen Abel reviews shoulder therapy rehab exercises that can be done at home.
Customized care treatment plans
Our research team works closely with the rehabilitation team to select or design effective treatment plans for specific diagnoses. Our care is always evolving and we are committed to providing you with the best techniques. With multiple locations in Columbia and across the Midlands region of South Carolina, our physical and occupational therapy programs are designed around your specific needs.