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Hand Therapy in Wake County

Physical Therapy Specialized for Hand and Wrist Conditions in the Triangle

Hand Therapy is a component of physical and occupational therapy, designed to address injuries and conditions of the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder. Our hand therapy team at Raleigh Orthopaedic helps patients regain or improve mobility, strength, and function using proven therapy techniques and personalized treatment plans. To schedule an appointment with one of our certified hand therapists, please call (919) 781-5600.  

Hand Therapy Can Help Treat:

The Raleigh Orthopaedic hand and wrist specialists work closely with our on-site certified hand therapists, using state-of-the-art technology and minimally invasive surgical techniques, to treat a wide variety of conditions including:

Hand Therapy Services Overview

The Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic Hand Therapy department is staffed by six certified hand therapists across Wake County. Hand therapists are occupational therapists or physical therapists who, through advanced study and experience, specialize in treating individuals with conditions affecting the hands and upper extremities. A hand specialist has advanced certification as a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT). 

Benefits of Hand Therapy

Conditions affecting the hands, such as arthritis and tendonitis, can be painful and prevent you from doing normal day-to-day activities. Physical therapy is a key component in injury prevention and rehabilitation. Hand therapists offer comprehensive care and are able to evaluate and treat problems, create personalized treatment plans, offer preventative care, and provide post-surgery rehabilitation. At Raleigh Orthopaedic, we will work closely with you to ensure a full and safe recovery and get you back to doing what you love as quickly as possible. 


Raleigh Orthopaedic Hand Therapy Locations in the Triangle

Raleigh Orthopaedic has certified hand therapists on-site at five of our clinic locations in Raleigh, Cary, Garner, Holly Springs and North Raleigh.

Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic: Raleigh

Location: 3001 Edwards Mill Road in Raleigh, NC 27612

Hours: Monday – Thursday: 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Friday: 7:00 am to 5:00 pm

Phone: 919-863-5924

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Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic: Cary

Location: 115 Kildaire Park Drive, Suite 102 in Cary, NC 27518

Hours: Monday – Thursday: 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Friday: 7:00 am to 4:00 pm

Phone: 919-863-5924

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Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic: Garner

Location: 1325 Timber Drive East in Garner, NC 27529

Hours: Monday – Thursday: 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Friday: 7:00 am to 5:00 pm

Phone: 919-863-6991

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Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic: Holly Springs

Location: 781 Avent Ferry Road, Suite 110 in Holly Springs, NC 27540

Hours: Monday – Thursday: 7:30 am to 6:00 pm, Friday: 7:30 am to 4:00 pm

Phone: 919-645-1411

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Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic: North Raleigh

Location: 10880 Durant Road Suite 300, 312 in Raleigh, NC 27614

Hours: Monday – Thursday: 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Friday: 7:00 am to 5:00 pm

*Please note: Therapy Services are located in Suite 312

Phone: 919-453-5638

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Raleigh Orthopaedic currently has six certified hand therapists. In addition, Raleigh Orthopaedic also has four hand surgeons, Dr. Harrison Tuttle, Dr. Scott Wein, Dr. Joseph Schreiber, and Dr. Edward Jernigan, who treat patients using both surgical and nonsurgical treatments for common hand and wrist injuries and conditions. 

Laura Beaver, OTR/L, CHT 

Julie Dubas, OTR/L, CHT 

Christina Buffington, OTR/L, CHT 

Steven Zawistowki, OTR/L, CHT 

Lisa Dominick, OTR/L, CHT 

Lara Lee, OTR/L, CHT 

Insurance and Payments

The cost of an orthopedic urgent care clinic is considerably less than an Emergency Room visit and is covered by those insurance plans that participate with Raleigh Orthopaedic Urgent Care.

Insurance Providers for Raleigh Orthopaedic’s Hand Therapy Services include: