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CentraCare Hand Therapy

Treatment for Hand Pain in St. Cloud

At CentraCare – Midsota Plastic Surgery, we understand how pain or tingling in the elbow, wrist, hand or fingers can interfere with your daily activities. We can help you return to doing what matters most in your life.

Our occupational therapists and hand surgeons have specialized training in diagnosing and treating many conditions:

  • Fractures: distal radius, scaphoid, wrist, hand, forearm, finger
  • Hand, upper extremity and peripheral nerve surgery
  • Perilunate dislocations
  • Wrist sprain
  • Total wrist fusion/arthrodesis
  • Carpal, cubital and radial tunnel
  • TFCC injuries
  • Tennis elbow
  • Biceps tendon rupture and tendon injuries
  • Burns of the hand
  • Finger, wrist and thumb fusions
  • Pediatric congenital hand conditions
  • Arthroscopy/arthroplasty: wrist and thumb
  • Finger joint replacement
  • Reconstruction: hand, wrist, wrist ligament
  • Vascular reconstruction of the hand
  • Nerve injuries, compression and transfers
  • Neuroma surgery
  • Targeted muscle reinnervation

Personalized treatment therapies include:

  • Therapeutic exercises to restore range of motion and strength
  • Custom fabricated orthotics or splints to support joints and allow tendons, bones, muscles and nerves to heal
  • Therapeutic modalities
  • Methods for joint and soft tissue mobilization
  • Training and counseling to restore and improve hand function
  • Education about ergonomics and protective measures
  • Desensitization techniques
  • Injury prevention
  • Scar management
  • Wound care and management

How can I get more information about hand therapy?

Your doctor can refer you to our hand program by calling 320-253-7257, faxing a referral to 320-251-2938 or emailing An occupational therapist may be reached directly at 320-529-4268.