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About Us

Garden State Hand Therapy

With nearly two decades of expertise, Garden State Hand Therapy, founded by Arpita Dharia, stands as a beacon of excellence in hand therapy. Our extensive experience ensures personalized and effective care, dedicated to helping you regain strength and function in your hands. Trust us for expert rehabilitation tailored to your unique needs, because at Garden State, your hands are in capable and caring hands.

She has specialized in hand therapy including Occupational health and workers compensation injuries and a trained functional capacity evaluation specialist (FCE).  She has clinical expertise in treating all upper extremity diagnosis including both conservative and post operative rehabilitation, Arthritis, trauma care, tendon and nerve injuries, wound care and custom orthotic and prosthetic fabrication.

She uses evidence-based practice and is also physical agent modalities (PAM) certified. Her treatment strategies include close communication with the referring MD, manual techniques, kinesio-taping, orthotic and prosthetic training, and patient education.

Dr. Arpita Dharia

Certified Hand Therepist 

Dr. Arpita Dharia has presented at international conferences and won best scientific paper for her work on cumulative trauma disorders of hand. She is honoured with 2 publications in the Indian Journal of Occupational therapy. She has a passion for teaching and has mentored students, assistants, and therapists during her clinical practice.


She holds the position of a guest lecturer at Seton Hall University, NJ and has been invited by her colleagues to share her experiences as an advisory board member. Dr. Dharia likes to travel and spend time with her kids and family during her time off work.

Our Mission

We are committed to enhancing lives.

Driven by our passion for excellence, we forged a path to becoming a trusted partner in the care of pre and post-surgical patients. Our dedication and commitment to delivering exceptional outcomes fostered strong relationships with both medical professionals and patients alike

Today, we take immense pride in our journey, with the trust and respect of referring physicians and hand surgeons. Our dream of being a beacon of quality hand therapy is a reality, and we continue to uphold our mission to provide the best care for those in need.

What We Do

We’re here to help you reach your health and rehab goals, crafting a custom plan for your recovery journey. Your healing is our motivation, and we can’t wait to see you thrive again!

Highly Specialized Collaboration with Your Hand Surgeon

Our expert Certified Hand Therapists excel in crafting creative static and dynamic splints-orthoses to restore and maintain hand function and range of motion. They are adept at making informed treatment decisions and maintain close communication with referring physicians and surgeons to ensure the best course of intervention. This collaborative approach is essential for devising and executing successful treatment plans.

Why Choose Us

Holistic Approach

Our therapists take a holistic approach to your rehabilitation, addressing not just the symptoms but also the underlying causes of your condition.

Quality Care

Our commitment to delivering the best care and expertise ensures that you receive the highest quality treatment to enhance your overall well-being.

Supportive Team

Our team comprises some of the finest physical therapists and occupational therapists, dedicated to improving your quality of life through compassionate care.

Comprehensive Rehabilitation

Our team excels in providing specialized Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy for stroke & orthopedic rehabilitation, Parkinson's rehabilitation, work-related injuries, and hand therapy.

Book an appointment

+1 908 205 8246

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1907 Park Ave Suite 201 South Plainfield NJ 07080