Commonwealth Hand and Physical Therapy is an outpatient rehabilitation practice that specializes in hand and upper extremity rehabilitation as well as complete Physical Therapy services. As Physical Therapist we specialize in the treatment of a wide range of diagnoses to ensure restoration of function and quality of life. Our facilities are equipped to offer our patients an excellent opportunity to reach their optimal functional abilities.
To our patients, we commit to providing the most effective, clinically superior occupational therapy humanly possible at a fair price. The measure of our success will be found in the trust we build and in the hearts of those we heal.
To our employees, we commit to providing a positive, respectful, and fair work environment. We will invest in their professional growth to ensure a compassionate and knowledgeable team of professionals. The virtues of integrity, honesty, and loyalty will make up the moral fiber that bonds us.
Chad Hamilton, DPT
John Wright Polk IV
Tim’s clinical and research interests are in musculoskeletal assessment and rehabilitation, with particular interests in neuromuscular control and shoulder function. He has secured funding for his research in the area of scapular kinematics and shoulder rehabilitation from private industry and non-profit organizations. He has over 120 PubMed peer-reviewed publications.
Here is a link to his publications: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/myncbi/1TywvgnOhMKkv/bibliography/48571273/public/?sort=date&direction=ascending
Tim is active member of the Sport Physical Therapy Section of the American Physical Therapy Association; he also a past-president of the American Society of Shoulder and Elbow Therapists. Tim is one of five physical therapists in the United States that is an affiliate member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons society since 2004. He is currently the co-leader in creating Clinical Practice Guideline for Shoulder Instability for The American Physical Therapy Association and was co-author of “Shoulder Pain and Mobility Deficits: Adhesive Capsulitis” J Orthop Sports Phy Ther 43(5):A1-A31, 2013
She has considerable training in upper and lower extremity conditions, spine disorders, craniofacial pain, dry needling, and vestibular dysfunction. Lauren has a passion for improving the quality of people’s lives by helping them to get out of pain and achieve their goals. Lauren is married to her husband, Chris, with 2 bonus daughters. Outside of the clinic she enjoys traveling, water sports, reading, and spending time with her family and friends.