Hand Therapy

Our hand therapy team assesses your needs and develops a treatment plan designed for you. Offering both occupational therapy (OT) and physical therapy (PT), our team is able to provide a wide variety of treatments for hand and upper extremity conditions including arthritis, tendonitis, fractures, sports related injuries, and more. Treatments can include dry needling, instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM), and custom splints to help improve your hand function and reduce pain. For scheduling and questions please call (603) 542-1878.

Valley Regional Hospital is proud to also offer orthopaedic care for your hand, wrist, and elbow. Our hand therapy team works closely with Whitney Hilton, DO, to provide comprehensive care for you. Together you are in good hands throughout your entire journey in one convenient location.

Hand Therapy Treatments:

  • Chronic conditions of the hand and upper extremities (arthritis, congenital deformities)
  • Overuse injuries (tennis elbow, carpal tunnel, tendonitis)
  • Traumatic injuries (fractures, dislocations, lacerations of tendons or nerves)
  • Sports related hand and arm injuries
  • Graded motor imagery and complex pain syndromes
  • Post operative care
Hand Therapy

Common Treatments:

  • Customized splints to support you with sports, work, and home life
  • Education on home management of your symptoms which may include: strengthening, stretching, techniques for joint protection, and range of motion
  • Scar management
  • Soft tissue work and massage
  • Kinesiotape application
  • Wound care

Dana Tinker CHT

Dana Tinker, MS, OTR/L, CHT

  • Certified Hand Therapist

Caryce Casey

Caryce Casey, DPT, CMTPT