Conditions Treated

  • Acute Hand Trauma: i.e. fractures, dislocations, sprains, lacerations, tendons/nerves, crush injuries, burns, replantations
  • Overuse and Pain presentations
  • Sports Injuries of elbow, forearm, wrist, and hand
  • Post-operative Hand Surgery; i.e. Dupuytrens, joint replacements, repairs and reconstructions of tendons and nerves
  • Arthritic conditions of the hand
  • Paediatric and neurological hands

Treatment Techniques

  1. Assessment and treatment planning includes realistic, patient focused goal setting and education.

  2. Therapeutic intervention may include

    • Splinting and strapping application
    • Pain management and neural modulation
    • Reduction of Swelling
    • Wound care
    • Scar management and remodeling
    • Massage and manual therapy techniques
    • Soft tissue, tendon, joint and nerve mobilisation
    • Muscle re-education and balancing
    • Muscle strengthening
    • Exercise prescription
    • Restoration of function
    • Acupuncture
    • Desensitisation and Sensory re-education
    • Neural mobilisation
    • Posture and ergonomic advice
    • Functional hand assessment