Hand therapists can help with conditions that affect the functional use of your hand including:
- Tendon disorders
- Arthritis (osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, fibromyalgia etc.)
- Post trauma rehabilitation (loss of movement, pain, swelling)
- Scar management
- Nerve disorders
- Post-surgical rehabilitation
- Hypermobility (including Ehlers Danlos syndrome)
Hand therapists can use a variety of specialist techniques to improve the symptoms you feel and can help you with a variety of hand therapy techniques for the wrist and arm to help you regain function.
Following your assessment, a specific home program will be designed to match your needs in order to maximize the benefit you experience following your appointment, improving your function and hand, wrist and arm symptoms as quickly as possible.
At BMI St Edmunds Hospital, in addition to specialist splinting and specialist hand therapy techniques we can offer upper limb acupuncture.
To make an appointment with our hand therapist please call 01284 701371.