Hand to Shoulder Therapy Center


Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center operates the largest therapy facility in the country focused on rehabilitation of the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder. Over the past 30 years it has earned local, national, and international recognition for its cutting-edge treatments, commitment to teaching and education, clinical research, and contributions to peer-reviewed literature.

Our highly skilled, certified occupational therapists take a multidisciplinary team approach to treatment. They have extensive training and expertise to design individualized therapy plans that help our patients reduce the risk of re-injury and restore function in the shortest period of time possible, in a cost-effective manner.


Types of Therapy and Treatment


Our expertise in therapy and nonsurgical treatment of the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder includes:


  • Sprains, strains, and noncompound fractures
  • Custom-designed and fabricated splints
  • Individualized strength-building, flexibility/range-of-motion programs
  • Wound care
  • Scar management and edema control
  • Patient education programs
  • Individualized programs incorporating assistive devices
  • Injury prevention programs


Therapy Locations


Patients can receive therapy services at these locations throughout central Indiana:

Indianapolis - Northside: Visit locations for map to the Indianapolis - Northside location.

Indianapolis - Southside: Visits locations for map to the Indianapolis - Southside location.

Avon: Visit locations for map to the Avon location.

Fishers: Visit locations for map to the Fishers location.

Kokomo: Visit locations for map to the Kokomo location.

Terre Haute: Visit locations for map to the Terre Haute location.

Diagnosis & Treatment Protocol Manual


The occupational therapists at Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center jointly author a manual geared toward medical professionals who manage patients with hand and upper extremity medical conditions. Titled “Diagnosis and Treatment Manual for Physicians and Therapists,” this publication contains over 300 pages describing the nonsurgical and postoperative rehabilitation for conditions relating to the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder.

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Hand care ConFerence


Hand Care is directed toward the practicing clinician and is presented at an intermediate level. It is recommended for occupational therapists, physical therapists, physicians, physician assistants, and nurses with a special interest in hand rehabilitation. A comprehensive format is designed around the dynamics of a team approach for total upper extremity care.

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Workstation Design


The Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center has been studying and evaluating proper computer workstation design and ergonomics for many years. We’ve found that significant problems can arise from improper body positioning, improper equipment, long periods of time working on the computer without breaks, and poor body conditioning.

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M - F:  8am - 5pm

Saturday, early morning, and evening appointments available at Northside location.


Evening appointments available at the Southside location.

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