HAND THERAPY
Hand therapy is the science of rehabilitation of a very complex and intricate system.  Hand Therapy is treatment of the upper limb - from the shoulder to the hand.  Hand therapists are qualified Occupational Therapists  or Physiotherapists who have a special interest in treating conditions of the upper limb with a holistic approach.   Hand therapy requires various assessment tools and treatments modalities to ensure that the patient can reach his or her highest level of functionality.  STO has a multi-disciplinary team that will take care of your needs, ensuring that you will have as many of these treatment modalities available to you.     

WHO WILL BENEFIT FROM HAND THERAPY? 

You will be able to benefit from Hand Therapy if you have had any surgery, injury or other illness /condition, which has an effect on the functionality of your Shoulder, Arm, Elbow, Forearm, Wrist, Hand or Fingers.  Any upper limb or hand dysfunction will have a significant effect on your quality of life in performing your daily activities.  

CONDITIONS / INJURIES WE TREAT INCLUDE:

  • Ruptured ligaments and tendons

  • Paralysis due to nerve or brain injury

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome

  • De Quervain syndrome

  • Dupuytren's contractures

  • Repetitive strain injury

  • Golfer's Elbow

  • Tennis Elbow

  • Trigger fingers

  • Dislocations

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Ganglion cysts Pain and swelling

  • Sensation loss

  • Hypersensitivity

  • Animal bites

  • Amputations

  • Tendonitis

  • Sprains

  • Wounds

  • Scars Burns