About

Southern Hand Centers (SHC) has been in business since 2000 and currently provides upper extremity rehabilitation services throughout West Tennessee and Northwest Mississippi.

 

Our clinics are independent entities owned by certified hand therapists. We offer care at each location under the direction of a certified hand therapist.

 

We also are available for on-site hand therapy for physicians’ offices or employers as the need arises, as well as for industrial consulting.

What is a Certified Hand Therapist or CHT?

• An Occupational Therapist (OT) or a Physical Therapist (PT) with a minimum of 3 years clinical experience, including 4,000 hours or more in direct practice in hand therapy.

• Has passed a comprehensive test of advanced clinical skills and theory in upper quarter rehabilitation.

Benefits of a CHT

• Professionals that have dedicated their careers to upper extremity specialization.

• The CHT credential insures that the therapist has achieved the highest level of competency in the profession.

• Ensures up-to-date knowledge and expertise in current upper extremity surgical techniques.

For more information on the CHT credential, visit The Hand Certification Commission (CHT certifying organization) website at htcc.org