Hand & Upper Extremity Therapy
Hand & Upper Extremity Therapy
Optimal recovery of hand and upper extremity injury or disease begins with early intervention and care. It is essential to begin treatment the moment your doctor approves therapy. From your very first appointment, the certified hand therapists of Dr. Van Wyk’s is working to take you from where you are today– to where you want to be. As your treatment advances, we will continually evaluate your progress, making adjustments where needed.
Our upper extremity rehabilitation services provide comprehensive rehabilitation for many types of hand and upper-extremity injuries that include cumulative trauma, fractures, joint and ligament injuries and tendon repairs. Our skilled occupational therapists complete a full assessment of each patient and design personal treatment plans to help patients recover from injury.
We stress one-on-one patient care and patient education. We have the skills and training to work with patients immediately following surgery or an injury, often resulting in quicker recovery and return to leisure and vocational pursuits.
Hand and Upper Extremity treatment sessions may include:
Dr. Van Wyk’s certified therapists are highly skilled in evaluating, treating, and rehabilitating many different conditions such as:
To obtain more detailed information about conditions of the hand, wrist, forearm and elbow, visit our Patient Education page.
Contact Us Today
Whatever the reason you seek treatment, you’ll find superb care at the offices of Dr. William Van Wyk. Put yourself on the road to recovery. Call us today at 817-877-3113 for an appointment.
Please Note: The medical information contained on this website is provided to increase your knowledge and understanding of hand and upper extremity problems or conditions. This information should not be interpreted as the Van Wyk Hand Center’s recommendation for a specific medical or surgical treatment plan.
Material modified from the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon Specializing in Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery in Fort Worth Since 1977
Dr. Van Wyk is a hand and upper extremity specialist actively practicing in Fort Worth since 1977. Dr. Van Wyk is board-certified in orthopedic surgery and has practiced in that specialty. He passed the added qualification in hand surgery exam and has limited his practice to 100% hand and upper extremity surgery.
In Dr. Van Wyk’s practice, upper extremity surgery refers to the elbow, forearm, wrist and hand. As a hand specialist, he sees approximately 300 hand patient visits per month and performs on average 90-100 surgical procedures per month. Dr.Van Wyk is a member of the American Society for Surgery the Hand, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Fort Worth-Dallas Hand Association, the American Medical Association, and the Tarrant County Medical Association.
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