Hand & Upper Limb Rehabilitation
Hand Rehabilitation Specialists treat all types of injuries/diseases of the hand and upper extremity including fractures, wrist disorders, nerve compression syndromes such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Ulnar Nerve Compression, tendon and nerve injuries, arthritis, sports injuries, post-operative reconstruction, birth defects, repetitive strain injuries such as “Tennis Elbow”, amputations and replants, shoulder impingement, rotator cuff strains and tears. Neurological conditions such as Stroke, Parkinsons, spasticity following Acquired Brain Injury.
Hand Therapy is a specialty of both the Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy professions. A Hand Therapist has achieved post-graduate qualifications in upperlimb rehabilitation. This specialty encompasses treatment of the entire upperlimb from shoulder to hand.
Call Now to Book an Appointment (03) 5973 6911 or
Hand Injury Referral Service
Peninsula Hand Therapy with Hand Surgeon Dr Neela Janakiramanen continue to operate the
If you require treatment for an acute injury, or condition that hinders your hand or upper limb function and wish to seek immediate treatment please call 5973 6911 or request an appointment on our website.
Our Handwriting Assessment will include:
- How to set up the right environment for handwriting
- Postural support and control
- Appropriate positioning at the table for writing
- Pen/pencil grip
- Letter formation
- Eye tracking
- Visual-motor integration
- Speed and legibility for exams for high school students
“Detailed Assessment of Speed and Handwriting” testing & reports can also be provided.
If you have been provided with a splint by your Hand Therapist find out more about how to care for your splint on our handout.
To ensure immediate attention to your acute sporting injury or fracture;
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Broken wrist or hand ?
Peninsula Hand Therapy specialises in the custom fabrication of lightweight waterproof thermoplastic casts.
Thermoplastic waterproof casts are suitable for green stick fractures in children and stable wrist and hand fractures in adults.