Hand injury & hand trauma

HAND & UPPER LIMB INJURIES TREATED

Hand Therapy Associates provide all aspects of hand therapy treatment, assessment & education for hand injuries. For further information please see below.

"Our goal is to work with you to achieve the best possible outcome following your hand or upper limb injury."

EXTENSOR TENDON INJURY

hand therapy for extensor tendon repair
Tendon injuries occur with a cut to the back of the hand or fingers. It is the inability to straighten your fingers

FLEXOR TENDON INJURY

best hand therapy flexor tendon injury
Flexor tendon injuries can occur with a cut to the front on the fingers, thumb, hand or forearm. It is the inability to bend your fingers.

TRIGGER FINGER

Hand therapy for Trigger finger
Trigger finger is a condition where it is painful to bend and straighten your finger and clicking commonly occurs with movement

THUMB ARTHRITIS

Hand therapy for thumb arthritis
The base of the thumb can become painful as you get older resulting in tenderness, stiffness, weakness of the thumb.

HAND & FINGER FRACTURES

hand therapy for broken finger
A fracture or break in the hand or fingers is a common hand injury, it often occurs with a fall or during sport

FINGER TIP INJURIES

Hand Therapy splints for Finger injuries
Finger tip injuries are common and can result in damage to bone and surrounding soft tissue. Fingertip injuries include the end joint of the finger and finger pad

MALLET FINGER

hand therapy for mallet finger
Mallet finger occurs when the tendon to the tip of the finger is torn or damaged. You will not be able to straighten your finger.

DE QUERVAIN'S

hand therapy for de quervain tenosynovitis
Often seen in new mothers and causes pain on the base of the thumb and wrist

SWOLLEN HAND

exercises for hand and finger injuries
A swollen stiff hand after injury should always be looked into by an experienced Hand Therapist.

AFTER HAND SURGERY

hand therapy injuries treated
Hand therapy has a crucial role in the recovery from hand surgical operations. Hand therapy is integrated into the hand surgery team

WRIST PAIN

hand therapy for TFCC injury
The supportive structure called the triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) makes the wrist joint stronger and more stable.

BOXERS FRACTURE

Hand Therapy for metacarpal fractures
Fifth metacarpal fractures are referred to as a boxer’s fracture because, most commonly, it occurs when people punch something

SKIERS THUMB

hand injury - Ulnar collateral ligament injury of the thumb
Any extreme force to the thumb can cause a sprain or strain, but injuries can also occur as a result of a fall, or jamming the thumb.

CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME

hand injury - carpal tunnel syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome is often described as pins and needles and numbness in your thumb, index and middle fingers which is often worse at night.

CUBITAL TUNNEL SYNDROME

Hand condition - cubital tunnel syndrome
Cubital tunnel syndrome often feels like pins and needles in your little and ring fingers which can come and go initially. This can get worse when you bend your elbow

COMPLEX HAND INJURY

hand therapy for complex hand trauma
Complex hand injuries involve injury to multiple structures such as bone, tendon and nerves.

FINGER DISLOCATION

hand physiotherapy for Finger dislocations
Finger dislocation is a common injury and occurs when the joint is popped out of place from their normal position. The joint and soft tissue around the joint is damaged and can become unstable.

TENNIS ELBOW

Lateral epicondylitis treatment by hand therapists
Also known as lateral epicondylitis, is a condition that involves the tendons located on the outside of the elbow. Repetitive wrist and finger movements can cause this.

DUPUYTREN CONTRACTURE

Hand therapy for dupuytren's
Dupuytren Contracture, is a condition in the hand that causes the fascia, or layer of tissue beneath the skin, to tighten and draw the fingers into the palm.

WRIST FRACTURE

Hand casts and splints for wrist fractures
A wrist fracture or broken arm is usually caused by a fall on an outstretched hand or through contact sports and physical activities.

FINGER TIP ARTHRITIS

hand therapy for arthritis of the hand
Osteoarthritis is common in the tip or distal interphalangeal joint of the hand resulting in pain, swelling and loss of function.

GANGLION CYST

Hand therapy for wrist ganglions
A ganglion cyst is a firm or spongy, fluid-filled lump that grows from the lining of a joint. It can come and go and cause pain.

GOLFERS ELBOW

Medial Epicondylitis treatment by hand therapists
Also known as medial epicondylitis. This conditions involves pain around the inside of the elbow often from repetitive use

NERVE INJURIES

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome splints and hand therapy
Pins and needles, numbness & altered sensation and muscle weakness are signs of a nerve injury

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