Hand Therapy


Hand Therapy

A hand therapist is a registered physiotherapy specialist with advanced post graduate qualifications in the rehabilitation of conditions affecting the hands and upper limb. At Baily Point Physiotherapy our experienced hand therapist can provide advice regarding exercise, preventative care, aids to daily living and ergonomic consultation.

Most patients seen in hand therapy will have difficulty with pain, function or the aesthetic appearance of the hand following injury, surgery or acquired condition or disease.

Conditions treated include:

  • Dupuytren’s Contracture
  • Fractures
  • Burns
  • Nerve Injuries
  • Tendinitis
  • Tendon injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Dislocations
  • Surgical procedures
  • Joint instability
  • Finger & Hand pain.

Hand therapy techniques include:

  • Specific supports
  • Taping
  • Splinting
  • Wound care
  • Exercise therapy
  • Manual therapy
  • Scar management
  • Modalities
  • Functional advice

Many patients are referred by their Orthopaedic or Plastics Consultant. If you’ve experienced a hand injury you can self refer for a detailed assessment & treatment plan to optimise your recovery.

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We also offer specific packages of people that we know need more
specialized help at certain periods of your life.