Why do I need a Certified Hand Therapist
A Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) is an occupational therapist or physical therapist who has a minimum of three years of clinical experience, including 4,000 hours or more in direct practice in hand therapy. In addition, the Certified Hand Therapist has successfully passed a comprehensive test of advanced clinical skills and theory in upper quarter rehabilitation. A Certified Hand Therapist treats a wide array of injuries and pain from the elbow all the way to the tips of your fingers.

How can a Certified Hand Therapist Help Me?
Treatment for the upper extremities is a highly specialized skill, and your choice of therapist is critical to your recovery and your ability to restore or retain motion and function. Read more on the following symptoms to determine if a Certified Hand Therapist can help you!

Our team of expert Certified Hand Therapists will get you back to being you in no time. At Balanced Fitness & Health, we provide prompt and thorough rehabilitation services.

If you’re suffering from an injury, you’ll want to get care from a qualified physical or occupational therapist in Hiawatha and Cedar Rapids, IA

  • We’re a top-ranked physical and occupational therapy clinic in the Corridor
  • We offer holistic and individualized treatments
  • We provide 100% client satisfaction
Don't let your elbow, wrist, or hand pain go untreated. Delaying treatment can prolong the pain and make your pain progressively worse. Call now to ask about our physical therapy treatment in Hiawatha and Cedar Rapids, IA today!

Lori Erner, MS, OTR/L, CHT
Laura Watrous, OTR/L, CHT