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LB Hand Therapy | Hand Therapist in Columbia MD

What does the LB Hand Therapy difference mean for you?

For starters, when you arrive for your appointment, your hand therapist will greet you by name and with a smile — before checking your chart.

Our hand therapist promotes the healing of your injuries while boosting your self-esteem.

All of our services are results-oriented, and our goal is to get you back to doing what you love ASAP — whether that’s playing the violin, swinging a tennis racket, or typing away on your laptop.

Curious about the results our clients have experienced? Check out our Results page!


Hand Therapy Resources from Our Blog

Unexplained Wrist Pain?

The ulna is the bone on the pinky side of your forearm. It interacts with the radius (bone on the thumb side) and with the carpal bones (small bones in your wrist). Because the radius ends with an angle, you could say the ulna is shorter than the radius. Read more >

Numbness or Tingling in Your Pinky? Could it be Cubital Tunnel Syndrome?

The ulna is the bone on the pinky side of your forearm. It interacts with the radius (bone on the thumb side) and with the carpal bones (small bones in your wrist). Because the radius ends with an angle, you could say the ulna is shorter than the radius. Read more >

Simple Stretches for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Last week you learned all about Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, or TOS for short. Today we’ll go over our three favorite stretches we like to give patients. Doorway Stretch For this stretch you’ll wrap your hand on a doorjamb and start to turn your body away from the door gently. Read more >

Basic Ergonomics For Your Home Office

Julie discusses basic ergonomics ideas for your workplace or home office. Read more >


Get To Know Us

Laura McCarthy OTR, CHT

Laura McCarthy, founder of LBHT and LBHT+, holds a BS in Occupational Therapy, and Hand Therapy Certification. Since 1991 she has practiced as a Hand Therapist, working at University of Maryland Hospital and Maryland Shock Trauma, Mount Washington Pediatrics Hospital, John Swift Physical Therapy, and Mercy Medical Center before opening LBHT in 1994.
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Julie Williford MOT, OTR/L, CPAM

Julie graduated with a B.S. in Molecular Biology from Grove City College in 2011. She spent the next year working in a large rehabilitation clinic working directly with OTs, PTs, and two CHTs. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with her Master of Occupational Therapy in 2014.
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