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ABOUT HAND THERAPY ASSOCIATES

Hand Therapy Associates was formed to provide the North Shore and Inner West community of Sydney with a specialised hand physiotherapy team. Our accredited hand therapists provide evidence-based management for the treatment of hand and upper limb conditions. Ray, Michele and Christina are dedicated to developing the hand therapy community in Australia through active involvement with teaching and research.

The team at Hand Therapy Associates provides all aspects of hand therapy and physiotherapy. Hand physiotherapy treatment is tailored to the individual. Treatment focuses on maximising the function for patients who have suffered an injury or undergone surgery to their hand, wrist or elbow.

Our hand therapists are based at Chatswood on the North Shore and Balmain in the Inner West and Parramatta to maximise hand therapy access.

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WHAT IS AN ACCREDITED HAND THERAPIST?

An Accredited Hand Therapists is a credentialing that provides a pathway towards the establishment and maintenance of high standards of hand therapy practice in Australia.

Hand Therapy Associates staff are:

HOW CAN HAND THERAPY HELP?

Hand therapy is the assessment, education and treatment of hand and upper limb injuries and conditions. Hand Therapy Associates provide all aspects of hand therapy in Sydney. For further information please see below.

ASSESSMENT OF HAND FUNCTION

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Hand therapists have tools to help measure finger range of motion which help to provides objective information to monitor improvements.

SPLINTING

hand therapists fabricate custom orthosis
Splints or orthosis are customised to each individual by experienced hand physiotherapists in Sydney.

EXERCISES

Exercises and stretches are an essential part of physiotherapy. Our certified hand therapists which ensures our staff provide the most effective home exercises program to maximise results

CASTING

hand therapy cast for broken arm
Plaster or fibreglass casts are commonly required to be fitted following a broken wrist to help protect healing bones.

DYNAMIC SPLINTING

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Spring splints can be used to help stiff joints or assist movement after hand injuries and our hand therapists have the skills for this

SENSORY EDUCATION

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Fingers and hands can be sensitive to touch after injury or surgery and hand therapy can help to reduce this sensitivity.

SCAR MANAGEMENT

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Scars are often very sore, thick and raised after surgery and hand therapy can help this.

GRIP STRENGTH TEST

hand therapy grip strength measurement
A dynamometer is used to measure individuals grip strength which can be compared to aged normals.

PAIN MANAGEMENT

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Chronic and acute hand pain with or without a hand injury is commonly seen and managed by hand therapists.

SWELLING CONTROL

hand therapy swelling treatment
Swelling can be reduced with bandages, massage and compression techniques.

SENSORY TESTING

hand therapy sensory testing
Sensory testing of the hand is used to monitor nerve and sensation changes

MUSCLE TESTING

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Pinch and muscle strength can be assessed during your appointment to monitor improvements.

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WHY CHOOSE US?

Our staff at Hand Therapy Associates in Sydney are a small team of talented professionals with a wide range of skills and experience. We love what we do, and we do it with passion. We look forward to working with you.

Our hand & upper limb experts are clinicians with expertise in specific areas

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