Did you know?Science Daily
A quarter of all the bones in your body
are found in your two hands.
Specialist Hand Therapy Treatments
Hand and upper limb conditions and injuries can present for a number of reasons. They can be as a result of a sports injury, work injury, overuse (such as tendon pathologies), road accident, degeneration (wear and tear), as well as a multitude of other reasons. An effective approach to these hand and upper limb problems will involve a comprehensive assessment followed by a customised plan for treatment.
We see people following trauma or elective surgery including:
We also see people with Repetitive strain type injuries, inflammatory conditions and degenerative conditions, as well as conditions which can respond to therapy and prevent the need for surgery:
At Hand Therapy Specialists, your initial appointment will involve a comprehensive assessment of upper limb function including movement, strength and sensation. Your therapist will conduct detailed evaluation of the structures of the hand, wrist and elbow as appropriate, this may include testing muscles, tendons, ligaments and nerves as well as using a range of specific clinical tests or functional based tests.
Treatment is tailored to the individual and varies depending on the condition. We utilise a holistic approach which considers your unique interaction within your own environment whether that be at home, work or whilst performing your leisure activities.
Your therapist may utilise the following:
Hand Therapy Specialists also a trusted provider of SilverRing™ Splints, a unique splinting methodology which addresses many common finger and thumb problems including hypermobility and instability.
SilverRing™ Splints encourage complete patient well-being, medically effective hand therapy and a positive self-image.
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If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.
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