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Shoulder & Hand Therapy Center​​

Our Mission...

Restoring Quality of Life

Our mission is to provide the highest level of quality, individualized, one-on-one care to our clients so they can return to the activities that keep them independent and bring them joy . We believe in educating our clients on their condition and treatments and working closely with them and their doctors to achieve the maximum recovery possible.  Hopefully, restoring their quality of life so they can return to normal activities with minimal difficulty and pain.

About Us

Ron French, OT, CHT, provides upper extremity rehabilitation and specialized hand therapy to patients of all ages with injuries and conditions involving the shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand.  He operates the clinic with his wife Lisa and they are glad to be able to care for his hometown community in beautiful Paris, TN.  

Why See a Certified Hand Therapist

Did You Know?

  • The shoulder is one of the most complex joints in the body!

  • There are 27 bones in the hand alone and 34 muscles that move the thumb and fingers!

A Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) is an Occupational Therapist (OT) or Physical Therapist (PT) that has undergone rigorous training and extensive clinical experience in treating conditions and injuries of the upper body and hand.  Having advanced knowledge in the mechanics of the upper body, a certified hand therapist is able to more accurately evaluate and treat conditions to facilitate quicker healing and a return to normal activities.  Currently there are just over 6,000 certified therapist in the U.S.  We are proud to be one of the few Certified Hand Therapist serving west TN.