Therapists specifically trained in hand therapy from UF Health Shands Rehab Center offer specialized and comprehensive hand and upper extremity care at UF Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Institute.
The UF Health Rehab Center - OSMI provides occupational and physical therapy services. Our staff consists of certified hand therapists and specialty-trained therapists to provide post-surgical, overuse and trauma care for hand and upper extremity conditions. We specialize in the fabrication of custom orthotics to improve motion and protect healing tissues. We work closely with the physicians in UF Hand/Orthopedics and UF Plastic Surgery. Our therapists collaborate in research with these physicians and are published in the areas of total shoulder, frozen shoulder, shoulder EMG and exercise, distal radius fractures and intrinsic anatomy of the hand.
Conditions & Services
- Arthritis management programs
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Comprehensive hand and upper extremity evaluation
- Computerized strength testing
- Congenital hand anomalies
- Custom/Dynamic splinting
- Family networking
- Finger pain
- Focused rigidity casting
- Functional capacity evaluations
- Hand or foot spasms
- Hand therapy
- Impairment ratings
- Orthopedic services
- Personalized upper extremity home exercise programs
- Physical medicine and rehabilitation
- Post-operative protocol advancement
- Pre-operative baseline evaluations
- Scar management
- Sensibility testing
- Serial casting
- Upper extremity therapy
- Upper extremity wound management
- Wrist pain
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Shands hospitals and UF Physician practices accept insurance from numerous providers, including Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, CIGNA, Humana, Capital Health, United Healthcare, Medicaid, and state and government services. For a full list of accepted plans visit our Insurance / Billing page.
Insurance acceptance varies between physicians and locations and is subject to change. To confirm that a specific physician will accept your insurance, please contact the practice using the telephone numbers listed at the top of the page. A representative will be happy to assist you.
Financial AssistancePatients who lack insurance coverage or are unable to pay their portion of the healthcare services they receive may qualify for financial assistance based upon their income level.
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