Ryan Scott is a registered physical therapist and a certified hand therapist. As such, he has undergone additional training and certification to specialize in assessing and treatment conditions and injuries of the upper limb. Ryan continually attends courses and conferences to maintain his skill and knowledge base to reflect current best practice.

 


 

Offering one-on-one assessments, education, splinting, exercises including a home program.

Hand therapy involves assessment and rehabilitation of injuries or conditions of the upper limb including the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder. It can also include interventions to help manage swelling, pain and sensation, splinting, wound care, exercises, manual therapy, and education to help return to daily activity and work.

Conditions treated include, but are not limited to:

  • Tendon and nerve injuries including post-surgical rehab
  • Fractures and dislocations of the fingers, thumb, wrist and elbow
  • Crush injuries
  • Burns
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Mallet finger
  • Swan neck deformity
  • Arthritis
  • Dupuytren’s contracture
  • De Quervain’s tenosynovitis
  • Tendonitis/tendonosis/tendonopathy
  • Wrist dorsal impingement syndrome
  • Ligament tears or injuries
  • Trigger finger

Hand therapy clients will often be referred by a physician (general practitioner, plastic and orthopaedic surgeons), or other health care providers (occupational or physical therapists, hospitals).

Clients are welcome to self-refer. Coverage from extended health benefits may vary, and some insurance companies require a physicians referral prior to physical therapy coverage.