Hand therapy is the treatment of hand and wrist disorders, injuries and post-surgical management.
It includes techniques of scar management and desensitisation, splinting, advice on activities of daily living, joint mobilisations, stretching, and active/ resisted exercises. Our hand therapists can also assist with emotional and psychological support if required, as well as with restoration of hand function.
Common hand conditions treated at The Chartered Physiotherapy Clinic:
- De Quervain’s Syndrome
- Dupuytren’s Contracture
- Trigger finger/thumb
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Ganglion Cysts
- Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
- Flexor and Extensor forearm tendon injury
- Mallet Finger injury
- Flexor and extensor tendon injuries
- Wrist and Hand fractures
- Wrist instability
The therapists at The Chartered Physiotherapy Clinic provide quality assessment and treatment to help improve your hand function and pain following surgery, injury or when other disorders occur. The clinic has highly trained therapists with the skills and equipment to fabricate custom made thermoplastic splints as well as deliver other personalised treatment.
If you would like any further information or to book an appointment then please do not hesitate to contact us.