• Upper Extremity Splinting and Orthotics

    A splint is used to support, immobilize, or protect the arm or hand. Splints can also be used to support function, assist and / or increase range of motion. Occupational therapists (OTs) can make custom splints for the specific needs of each child or may use pre-fabricated splints.

    Why Choose Us?

    At Cincinnati Children's, our therapists:

    • Are trained in child development
    • Have specialized training  in making splints
    • Deliver care in a child friendly environment
    • Work directly with the doctors in the Hand and Upper extremity center at Cincinnati Children's.

    Who Can Benefit?

    Children who have experienced one the following may benefit from this service:

    • Previous hand or arm surgery
    • Loss of joint motion
    • Birth defects
    • Increased or decreased muscle tone
    • Orthopedic conditions
    • Chronic conditions such as juvenile arthritis or connective tissue disorders

    Location of Service

    Splinting services are available via inpatient, outpatient, orthopedic and plastic surgery clinics at the following neighborhood locations: Main (Burnet), Liberty, Green Township, Drake, Fairfield, Anderson, Eastgate, Kentucky, and Mason.

  • Occupational therapists (OTs) can make custom splints for the specific needs of each child or may use pre-fabricated splints.

    Occupational therapists (OTs) can make custom splints for the specific needs of each child or may use pre-fabricated splints.

  • Our Treatments and Services

    We have a reputation for using the latest therapeutic approaches to achieve the best possible outcomes for our patients. Our specialized programs range from aquatic therapy to vestibular rehabilitation.

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  • Contact US

    For more information about the Division of Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy, call 513-636-4651 or email us at otpt@cchmc.org.

    To schedule an appointment with OT, PT, or the Motion Analysis Lab, call 513-636-4651 and select option 1.

    To talk with a Financial Services Representative, call 513-636-4651 and select option 2.