We surveyed 14 hand therapists to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical hand therapist. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a hand therapist?



Working as a hand therapist typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become a hand therapist?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a hand therapist typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as a hand therapist?



It’s typically quite difficult to find a job as a hand therapist.