Hand Therapy is a field of Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy which specialises in the assessment and treatment of hand and arm injuries and conditions.
At Adelaide & Hills HAND THERAPY our hand therapists help people who have had a hand or upper limb injury. And those who suffer from pain from repetitive or previous injuries. And those with arthritis or other conditions that impact upon how you use your hand and arms in everyday activities. See Common Conditions we treat.
Firstly we take a history, and using a battery of tests, assess your symptoms. We use these to help determine the cause of your hand & arm pain and injury or dysfunction. We then devise a treatment plan with you. The treatment techniques and programs we use are based on the latest research and evidence avaliable. We target your treatment plan to meet your individual goals.
Our hand therapist keeps up to date with the latest skills and techniques by attending national and international (currently on hold) conferences regularly. By attending courses and reading hand therapy literature.
Accredited Hand Therapists are Occupational Therapists or Physiotherapists who have undertaken extra post graduate studies targeting assessment & treatment of hand and arm injuries and conditions. That means we have an indepth knowledge about the anatomy of the hand & arm and how to treat it when required. Our experience and learning in the field of hand therapy is recognised by the internationally respected Australian Hand Therapy Association, and Hand Therapy Certification Commission in the USA.