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Specialist Hand Physiotherapy

Our hands are vital tools for working, leisure as well as expression. As a result they become injured and require  hand physiotherapy. Hand therapy is an important specialist form of physiotherapy. Our specialist hand physiotherapist  assesses, treats and rehabilitates a wide range of hand and wrist conditions. These include  elective post-op surgery, trauma and degenerative/congenital conditions. Hand therapists are highly specialized gaining  specialist status through advanced post-graduate education and clinical experience.

Our hand therapist often works alongside hand surgeons to provide coordinated and effective post-operative care, subsequently hastening recovery. The hand therapist can advise on exercise, preventative care and aids to daily living.  Subsequently  this helps the patient return to a normal productive lifestyle.

Hand physiotherapy

Hand treatments include individual splinting, joint mobilisations/protection, wound/scar care and graduated home exercise regimes.

 Conditions

Some of the hand conditions treated are:

  • Fractures
  • Dupuytrens release
  • Dislocations/crush injuries
  • Nerve injuries/compression e.g. Carpal Tunnel
  • Tendon injuries including repairs/grafts
  • Trigger fingers/thumb
  • Wrist stabilisations/fixation
  • Wound/scar management
  • Tendonitis
  • Arthritis
  • Ligament injuries
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Ganglions

Referrals

GPs, Consultant and other allied health care professionals all refer patients. Similarly patients may also self-refer for an appointment for information, advice and treatment.

For more information or to book an appointment, please contact us at www.physiocentric.co.uk/contact or call us on 020 8879 3608.