HAND & WRIST
Hand therapy is a specialist area of physiotherapy, which requires extra training in the area of hands. It is the non-surgical management of hand disorders and injuries.
Some common problems treated are finger sprains, dislocations, fractures, tendon injuries, nerve injuries. Hand therapy plays a crucial role in the recovery from injury of the hand or wrist and in the recovery from surgical operations so includes post-operative therapy.
Treatment with Suzanne Gibson includes:
Wound assessment and management
Splint advice and education
Specific exercise programmes
Joint and soft tissue mobilisations
Acupuncture and electrotherapy