Specialized Occupational Therapy Care for the Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist, and Hand
Betsy Goolgasian, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist - Shoulder and Hand Specialist
Betsy Goolgasian completed her degree in Occupational Therapy at Barry University, North Miami, FL in 1999. She has dedicated her career and study to orthopedic and neurologic conditions affecting the upper extremities. Conditions she frequently treat include rotator cuff pathology, shoulder replacement, shoulder impingement, frozen shoulder, tennis elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome, and much more. She is able to fabricate custom splints for the hand and wrist for various hand diagnosis. Patients find her personable style, breadth of experience, and her New England bred warmth very motivational on their path to recovery.
That’s right, it’s not rotary cuff nor rotator cup! The rotator cuff is actually a group of 4 muscles: subscapularis, supraspinatus, infraspinatus, and teres major.
The progressive loss of motion available in the shoulder that can occur as a result of trauma, inactivity, or idiopathic onset. This is also referred to as adhesive capsulitis.
A common wrist problem that typically causes pain, tingling, or numbness in the thumb, index, and second finger. We make custom splints.
Pain and inflammation over the outside of the elbow and forearm, also called lateral epicondylitis.
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Pain and inflammation over the inside of the elbow and forearm, also called medial epicondylitis.
Occupational therapy plays an integral role in regaining upper extremity function necessary for washing, eating, dressing, and driving.
Strategies for maximizing function of the upper extremity including exercises with large, amplitude movements.