Occupational therapy is a critical component in the journey to wellness, especially for those recovering from injury, surgery, or managing chronic pain. Our clinic’s occupational therapists are not only experts in their field but are also experienced in a broad range of treatment modalities designed to keep you active and support your recovery.
Highly Qualified Occupational Therapy Experts
Each of our occupational therapists comes with a substantial background of education and practical experience. Their expertise is built on solid foundations of advanced degrees and certifications, coupled with years of treating patients with a variety of conditions and injuries.
Customized Treatment Approaches in Manhattan and Long Island
Recognizing that every patient has unique needs, our therapists specialize in creating customized treatment plans. These plans are meticulously developed to address the individual’s specific injuries, surgical recovery needs, or chronic conditions, ensuring a more effective and personal recovery experience.
Comprehensive Treatment Spectrum
We take pride in our therapists’ versatility and their ability to provide an extensive range of treatments. Below are some of the core treatment types offered by our expert therapists.
What We Treat
Arthritis of the hand is a condition characterized by inflammation and stiffness in the joints, which can lead to pain and restricted movement. The hand and wrist have more than 20 small joints…
The causes of athletic injuries are diverse and can be broadly categorized into intrinsic and extrinsic factors. Intrinsic factors are inherent to the individual athlete such as their anatomical..
Boutonniere Deformity is a condition that affects the fingers or thumb, making them bent down at the middle joint while the other joints may be bent backward in a swan-like manner.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a prevalent nerve disorder that primarily afflicts the hand and wrist. The carpal tunnel is a narrow passageway located on the palm side of your wrist, safeguarding…
Chronic pain diverges from acute pain, as it persists beyond the normal healing time of about three to six months. Unlike acute pain – a normal response to injury – chronic pain lingers, often becoming a separate condition.
CMC (Carpometacarpal) arthritis is a condition that primarily affects the base of the thumb, where the thumb meets the wrist. This joint, known as the carpometacarpal joint, is essential for the thumb’s wide range of motion.
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a perplexing condition categorized by severe, relentless pain usually affecting an arm or leg. It typically emerges post an injury, surgery, stroke or heart attack.
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome is a condition characterized by the compression or irritation of the ulnar nerve in the elbow. The ulnar nerve travels through the cubital tunnel just behind the elbow.
Dequervain Tendinopathy is a medical condition characterized by pain and swelling in the tendons located on the thumb side of the wrist. These tendons, namely the abductor pollicis longus…
Distal Biceps Rupture
Distal Biceps Rupture refers to a condition where the tendon attaching the biceps muscle to the forearm bone (radius) tears away from the bone. This is a serious injury that predominantly occurs in middle-aged individuals…
Distal Radius Fractures
A Distal Radius Fracture refers to a break in the radius bone near the wrist, specifically at the end closer to the hand – an area known as the distal end. This fracture predominantly affects the larger of the two bones in the…
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) is a group of inherited connective tissue disorders characterized by hypermobile joints, skin that’s stretchy and bruise-prone, and various other symptoms.
Elbow, Hand, & Wrist Pain
Elbow, hand, and wrist pain refers to any discomfort, aching or soreness in these areas. The pain can range from mild, intermittent aches to chronic, debilitating conditions.
Ergonomics is a science that explores the interaction between humans and other elements of a system, aiming to optimize human well-being and overall system performance. In simpler terms…
Extensor Tendon Injury
Extensor tendons are imperative components located at the back of the hand and fingers, extending to the forearm. They are instrumental in enabling the straightening of the fingers…
Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder known for causing extensive muscle pain and tenderness throughout the body. It is often associated with other conditions such as chronic fatigue…
Fingertip injuries involve damage to any part of the tip of the finger, including the skin, nail, or underlying bone and soft tissues. These injuries can range from minor cuts or bruises…
Flexor Tendon Injury
Flexor tendons are sturdy bands of tissue that connect the muscles of the forearm to the bones in the fingers and thumb, enabling flexion, or bending movements. A flexor tendon injury…
Frozen Shoulder is a condition characterized by stiffness and pain in the shoulder joint. This disorder often gradually worsens over time, making the shoulder seemingly “frozen,” thus …
Ganglion cysts, often dubbed as Bible cysts, are benign soft-tissue tumors that typically manifest near tendons or joints of your wrists, hands, and fingers. They are the most common hand tumor…
Hand burns are distressing injuries that occur when the tissues of the skin or underlying areas of the hands are damaged due to exposure to heat, chemicals, electricity, or radiation.
Hand Edema is a condition characterized by the accumulation of fluid in the tissues of the hand and wrist. The excess fluid build-up leads to swelling, which can extend from the fingers to the wrist.
Hand fractures refer to breaks in one or more of the bones within the hand, which include the small bones of the fingers (phalanges) and the long bones within the palm (metacarpals).
Hand infections are a prevalent type of infection that can manifest in various forms, including cellulitis, abscesses, or even a deeper bone or joint infection. These infections may infiltrate the skin…
Hand pain encompasses a variety of discomforts experienced in the fingers, palm, wrist, or back of the hand. The pain can range from a dull ache to a sharp sting, from fleeting to chronic.
Motor Vehicle Accident
Motor vehicle accidents can have a significant impact on an individual’s physical and mental well-being. Even low-speed collisions can cause whiplash, concussions, and other injuries that can lead to chronic pain
Radial Head Fracture
A Radial Head Fracture is characterized by a break in the proximal end of the radius bone, near the elbow. The radial head is crucial for the unhindered rotational movement of the arm …
Radial Nerve Palsy
Radial Nerve Palsy is a neurological disorder that occurs when there’s an interruption in the functionality of the radial nerve. This nerve is crucial for providing movement to the arm and hand…
Rotator Cuff Tears
A rotator cuff tear occurs when one or more tendons of the rotator cuff are torn, either partially or completely. This can result from a single traumatic event or a gradual wearing down of the tendon tissue…
In the intricate anatomy of the human hand, the scaphoid bone plays a quintessential role in facilitating a myriad of movements. Its delicate structure, however, renders it susceptible to fractures…
Shoulder impingement is a clinical syndrome characterized by the trapping or “impingement” of the tendons or bursa (a small sac filled with fluid to cushion the joint) in the shoulder…
Shoulder pain refers to any discomfort or aching experienced in or around the shoulder joint. It could radiate into the surrounding regions, like the neck or back, and could hinder movements…
Tennis Elbow is a form of tendinitis that causes pain around the outside of the elbow, usually exacerbated by repetitive motions of the arm and wrist. The condition occurs when the tendons…
The Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex (TFCC) is a network of ligaments, tendons, and cartilaginous structures within the wrist. It plays a pivotal role in the wrist’s mobility and stability, acting as a cushion…
Total Elbow Arthroplasty
In our daily lives, the elbow is a crucial joint that facilitates a range of motions, assisting us in carrying, lifting, and even basic hand movements. When this joint experiences degeneration…
Traumatic Shoulder Dislocation
Traumatic shoulder dislocation occurs when a forceful event causes the ball of your shoulder joint to pop out of its socket. This condition is painful and incapacitating, affecting not only the shoulder…
In our daily lives, the hands are indispensable instruments that enable us to perform a myriad of tasks, from the mundane to the intricate. Therefore, any discomfort or impairment in hand function
Ulnar Collateral Ligament
The Ulnar Collateral Ligament (UCL) of the thumb is a crucial structure that maintains the thumb’s stability and functionality. Injury to this ligament can significantly impair…
n the hustle of meeting deadlines and achieving targets, the wellness of our physique often takes a back seat. Workplaces, despite adhering to safety standards, can sometimes become the grounds…
Wrist Ligament Injuries
Wrist ligament injuries are afflictions wherein the tough bands of fibrous tissue connecting the bones in the wrist, known as ligaments, are stretched, torn, or otherwise damaged.