Hand therapists specialise in the physical rehabilitation of hands, wrists, elbows and shoulders that have been affected by injury, surgery or naturally occurring conditions such as arthritis. At Fraser Coast Rehabilitation, our skilled, experienced and caring hand therapists focus on providing a comprehensive treatment approach to help relieve pain, improve mobility and achieve functional recovery.
Our hand therapists can provide valuable advice, opinion and treatment for a range of conditions including arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis, rotator cuff tears, tennis and golfer's elbow, fractures and other injuries and conditions. Hand Therapy clinics are in Hervey Bay and Maryborough
Hand Therapy after Surgery
Hand Therapy for Arthritis
Our hand therapists can offer you a variety of solutions to help reduce the pain and stiffness associated with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis and help you to perform your daily activities. Compressive arthritis gloves can help reduce swelling, pain and stiffness.
Hand therapists can also instruct you on exercises to maintain range of motion and strength, and provide education on joint protection principles as well as advise on assistive devices which may help to make living with arthritis easier.
Conditions treated at Fraser Coast Rehabilitation
- Work related injuries and trauma
- Tendon and nerve injuries
- Fractures and dislocations
- Tennis elbow and tendonitis
- Carpal Tunnel, Cubital Tunnel and other nerve entrapment disorders
- Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis
- Post-surgical care and rehabilitation
- Burns and frostbite
- Dupuytren's contracture
Hand Therapy for Carpel Tunnel Syndrome
Orthotics and Splints
Fraser Coast Rehabilitation offer a wide range of off-the shelf and fabricate custom made orthotic splints and braces to reduce pain and increase comfort and functionality. Custom-made thermoplastic splints can be beneficial in relieving symptoms of arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, fractures and a range of other conditions.