Occupational/Hand Therapy

What to Expect from an Athletico Occupational/Hand Therapist

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OT_Web8We pride ourselves on exceptional service, progressive treatment, and a wealth of knowledge to help our patients through the rehabilitation process. In order to be at the forefront of our profession, our occupational/hand therapists belong to the American Society of Hand Therapists, have on average more than 14 years experience, and hold the highest level of training in the profession for treating the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder.  Over 40% of our Hand Therapists are Certified Hand Therapists (CHTs) and each of our OTs are committed to receiving the highest level of education.

Athletico provides the following Occupational/Hand Therapy services:

  • Custom Splinting
  • Wound Care
  • Edema Control
  • Activities of Daily Living Retraining
  • Joint Conservation Techniques
  • Lymphedema Management
  • Playing Casts
  • Exercise & Strengthening Programs
  • Work Station Evaluation/Modifications
  • Modalities
  • Pain Management
  • Injury Prevention
  • Scar Remodeling
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Therapy
  • Sensory Re-education
  • Joint Mobilization

OT HandCommon diagnoses our Occupational/Hand Therapists specialize in and treat include, but are not limited to:

  • Trigger Finger
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Cubital Tunnel
  • Tendon Injuries (including replants and tendon transfers)
  • Tenolysis
  • Arthritis
  • Nerve Entrapments
  • Sprains, Fractures, and Dislocations
  • Pain
  • Biceps and Triceps injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis
  • Cumulative Trauma Disorders
  • Congenital Deformities
  • DeQuervains
  • Dupuytren’s Disease
  • Burns
  • Amputations

Athletico Occupational/Hand Therapist Mentorship Program
The Athletico Mentorship Program for Occupational Therapists is a great way for OTs to continue their education and develop skills in the field.  The program continues to advance and promote active learning methods throughout Athletico.  Participant Bozana Durman shares, “I truly feel blessed to be surrounded by, and learning from people with such great knowledge and expertise.”




Bucktown, Chatham/South Chicago, Garfield Ridge / Midway, Gold Coast, Hyde Park, Irving Park, Lincoln Park / Lakeview, Loop: Michigan Avenue , Niles / Northwest Chicago, Portage Park / Six Corners, South Loop,

Northern Suburbs

Evanston, Glenview, Grayslake, Gurnee, Niles / Northwest Chicago, Skokie, Wheeling,

Northwest Suburbs

Arlington Heights, Barrington, Des Plaines, Elk Grove Village, Lake in the Hills, Park Ridge, Schaumburg, Vernon Hills, Wheeling,

South Suburbs

Orland Park, Tinley Park,

Western Suburbs

Aurora, Bolingbrook, LaGrange Park, Oak Brook, Oak Park, River Grove, West Chicago: DuPage,


NW Indiana / Schererville,