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by Nandgaonkar's Therapy Services
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We treat a broad spectrum of patients for a variety of ailments related to the hand and upper body.Our clients include athletes, musicians, construction and office workers, as well as persons recovering from reconstructive surgery or suffering from traumatic or atraumatic injuries, auto-immune diseases and genetic disorders.
Some of the conditions we treat are:
Wrist and other upper extremity joint injuries
Repetitive stress injuries
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Tendon and nerve repairs
Soft tissue injuries
Rheumatoid and Osteo Arthritis
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Dupuytren's Disease and other genetic disorders
We provide a comprehensive program of services for its clients ranging from initial consultation and analysis of the patient's medical condition, to therapy including ergonomic evaluation of work stations and patient education programs.
Treatment options include, but are not limited to:
Hand function assessment
Modalities (heat, cold, electric stimulation, whirlpool)
Edema reduction and control
Soft tissue massage
Energy conservation techniques
Ergonomic and workstation evaluation
We work on-on-one with patients to develop individual treatment plans to best address each patient's medical situation, we provide the best possible therapeutic treatment choosing from a full range of treatment
approaches including custom splinting, heat, cold, electrical stimulation, ultrasound, and exercise. We also work to help educate patients about ways to improve and maintain their capacity to function and to prevent future injury.
Our primary aim is to work with my patients to evaluate their injury and to provide them with quality treatment and education to retun them to maximal functioning and productive living as quickly as possible.
Nandgaonkar's Therapy Services hand therapy program is suited for individuals with conditions such as:
-Repetitive Stress (e.g. Carpal Tunnel)
-Arthritis and Related Disorders
Treatment provided may include custom splinting and orthotic fabrication, injury specific exercise programs, soft tissue massage or mobilization and functional activities or functional modifications. We also provide a variety of services to assist the injured worker in returning to the work environment.