Hand Therapy

FYZICAL’s hand therapy program is directed by Genie Strakal PT/CHT and was established in 2002. Genie has over 25 years’ experience working with traumatically injured, surgically repaired upper extremities and repetitive motion injuries. She is an expert in splinting techniques as well. The mission of this program is to partner with the patient through individualized treatments to attain their goals and return them to loving their life!


  • Desensitization
  • Edema Management
  • Education
  • Hand Function Assessment
  • Hot/Cold Modalities
  • Joint Mobilization
  • Laser
  • Range of Motion
  • Scar Management
  • Sensory Re-education
  • Sensory Testing
  • Splinting
  • Strengthening
  • Therapeutic Exercise
  • Whirlpool
  • Wound Care


  • Amputations
  • Arthritis
  • Burns
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complex Regional Pain syndrome
  • Crush Injuries
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Dupuytren’s
  • Flexor and extensor tendon repairs
  • Fractures
  • Nerve repairs
  • Reconstructive Surgeries
  • Upper Extremity tendonitis/tendinosis