• 530.541.3420 | 2170 South Avenue, S. Lake Tahoe, CA

Barton Hand Therapy

The Barton Health Rehabilitation Services offers the only comprehensive Certified Hand Rehabilitation Program in South Lake Tahoe, CA.

Barton Health is fortunate to have our own Certified Hand Therapists. The Hand Program plays a key role in the proper return of hand function following hand surgery or hand injury. Hand Therapy is an integration of Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy combining a comprehensive knowledge of the upper extremity, body function and activity.

Our Services

Injuries Treated:

  • Cumulative trauma disorders: carpal tunnel, DeQuervains, and tendonitis
  • Fractures of the hand and upper extremity
  • Tendon repairs, transfers, and grafts
  • Crush and degloving injuries
  • Nerve injuries, repairs, and entrapments
  • PNS and CNS disorders – affecting upper extremity function
  • Upper extremity amputations
  • Arthritis
  • Burns
  • Compartment Syndromes
  • RSD
  • Lymphedema
  • Musculoskeletal disorders
  • Pediatric upper extremity dysfunction

Treatment Techniques:

  • Edema control
  • Pain management
  • Muscle and sensory re-education
  • Desensitization
  • Therapeutic exercises
  • Patient education (adaptive equipment, injury education)
  • Modalities – ultrasound, E-stim, iontophoresis, paraffin, whirlpool
  • Splinting (dynamic and static)
  • Functional Capacity Evaluations of the hand and upper extremity
  • Scar management
  • Worksite analysis and workstation re-design
  • Home exercise program

Treatment Goals:

  • Reduce pain, edema, and scarring
  • Improve strength, motion, and function
  • Independent functioning in activities of daily living and safe return to work

**A majority of the services provided require a Physician's referral.**

Barton Physicians

Our Therapists

Contact Information

  • South Lake Tahoe Location, 2170 South Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
  • Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • 530.543.5720 | 530.543.5719
  • Stateline Location, 1155 Hwy 50, Stateline, NV 89449
  • Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • 775.589.8953 | 775.589.8920
  • Carson City Location, 1935 Mica Drive, Bldg. C, Suites 13 & 14, Carson City, NV 89703
  • Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • 775.783.3065

The Hand Therapy Program currently accepts a variety of insurance, worker’s compensation contracts, direct payment, Medicare and Medi-Cal.

For more information on all Barton Rehabilitation Services, call 530.543.5896 or click the links on the left detailed information on services we provide.

**A majority of the services provided require a Physician's referral.**

Barton Physicians