Our occupational therapists have advanced certifications as Certified Hand Therapists (CHT). We provide hands-on care to maximize your range of motion, strength and use of your hands and arms. We can also provide custom splints and adaptive equipment during your appointments.
Our goal is to help you reach your highest level of performance in everyday activities that are important to you – and get back to the life you love.
Conditions We Manage
We provide therapy for a range of orthopaedic injuries and conditions, including:
- Complex traumatic injuries
- Hand and upper extremity injuries
- Ligament injuries
Meet Your Care Team
Why Choose Occupational Therapy at Vanderbilt
- Patient-centered care
We work closely with your provider, often in the same location, to enhance the patient experience through the continuum of care. To provide direct communication with your treatment team, we use the same electronic medical record system. Our team will collaborate with you to design an individualized treatment program that targets your specific needs and goals.
- Knowledge and experience
Our occupational therapists have earned their Certified Hand Therapist certification and receive other advanced trainings related to the hand and upper extremity. Comprehensive services involving occupational therapy help you return to your active, healthy lifestyle.
- Recognized care
Vanderbilt is consistently ranked among the nation’s best by leading authorities on health care quality. People from throughout the Southeast and across the country rely on us for the best and most innovative care possible.
- Advanced research
As part of an academic medical center, we investigate new, more effective approaches to orthopaedic care. This means you have access to the latest treatment options available.
Tests, Treatments and Services
We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including:
- Active and passive range of motion
- Custom splint fabrication
- Functional strength training
- Grip strengthening
- Joint mobilization
- Soft tissue mobilization