Hands are our Life is a specialty Hand Therapy and Upper Limb clinic


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Hands are our Life - Conditions we treat:

Applies to shoulder, elbow, wrist, thumb and fingers.

We specialise in the post-surgical rehabilitation of:

  • Dupuytren's disease fasciectomy
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Tenolysis
  • Arthrolysis
  • Neural repositions
  • Tendon transfers
  • Skin grafts
  • Artificial joint insertions
  • ORIF's
  • Tendon repairs
  • Ligamentous repairs
  • Reconstructive surgeries

Post-injury diagnosis and rehabilitation (that does not require surgical treatment)

  • Mallet finger
  • Volar plate (+/-) avulsion
  • Central slip
  • Skier's thumb
  • Wrist sprains
  • Muscle sprains
  • Other various ligamentous sprains
  • Some fractures such as "boxer's" (Metacarpal neck fracture)

Post-immobilisation return to function rehabilitation such as:

Post fractures of the upper limb that were treated with immobilisation in a cast for several weeks. Advice on gaining range of movement (ROM) by means of exercises or specific dynamic splints, strengthening programmes and return to work processes.

Repetitive strain injuries rehabilitation:

  • Acute Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • De Quervain's tenosynovitis
  • Intersection syndrome
  • Tennis elbow
  • Golfer's elbow
  • Biceps tenosynovitis

Arthritis of the upper limb joints:

Joint protection education and various custom made/fitted supports are offered.

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome of various aetiologies advice and treatment

Return to work rehabilitation specific and customised to each individual's needs.