What is Hand Physiotherapy?

Hand physiotherapy is the rehabilitation of the upper limb: hand to shoulder. It involves assessing and managing hand and upper limb conditions that might require braces, splints, a customised exercise program and other treatments to correct problems and improve functionality.

Our Sydney hand physiotherapists are skilled practitioners who have  experience in managing and treating hand and upper limb injuries. You can rely on our practitioners to correctly assess your condition and provide you with the right customised treatment options to meet your desired outcomes. We aim to provide the best professional care for every one of our patients through individualised physiotherapy programs.

Who can benefit from hand physiotherapy?

Hand physiotherapy can help with many hand and upper limb conditions, including:

  • Tendon and nerve problems
  • Joint injuries, fractures and dislocations
  • Arthritis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Work-related injuries
  • Sporting injuries
  • Tendinitis

Every hand is different. These differences in functional demands will need to be understood by your physiotherapist so that they can provide customised treatment for your individual needs. Your physiotherapy treatment will involve a thorough assessment of your condition and advice on how to treat it. You may be given an exercise program to help strengthen the area, as well as a splint or brace if necessary.

What can we provide?

Depending on your condition and what you need to achieve your desired outcomes, our physiotherapists can provide:

  • Custom splinting
  • Joint mobilisation
  • Myofascial techniques
  • Exercise programs
  • Joint protection
  • Scar management
  • Computer ergonomics

Get hand physiotherapy

If you are experiencing any pain in the hand or wrist, please get in touch so that one of our experienced physiotherapists can assess you and provide the best treatment based on your requirements. Book online today.

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