Hand and Upper Limb Physiotherapy specialises in helping with problems, which arise through trauma to the hand, as well as osteoarthritis, “repetitive strain”, nerve injuries, joint replacements and any general aches or pains of the wrist and hand.
The Hand and Upper Limb service assesses and manages both acute and chronic symptoms and conditions. The service is appropriate for the public as well as musicians and athletes.
Possible individualised treatment techniques include:
- Splinting – we can provide prefabricated splints or make customised splints specific to each patient’s requirements
- Exercise programmes
- Scar management
- Sensory re-education
- Desensitisation programmes
- Management of swelling
- Pain management
- Advice and education
- Activity modification and advice on activities of daily living.