Hand Therapy

Hand therapy – Hand and Wrist Physiotherapy Treatment London at Home or at our Private Physio Practices

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Our clinic provides hand and wrist physiotherapy rehabilitation and treatment in London. We have experienced hand physiotherapists who can help alleviate your pain and treat issues like chronic pain or reduced mobility of your hand or wrist.

Hand Physiotherapy in London

Hand or wrist pain can be caused by different factors but regardless of the cause such pain can reduce your quality of life drastically. It can affect your ability to work or even perform simple everyday tasks such as moving and lifting objects, writing or even holding a glass. If you are experiencing chronic pain or reduced mobility in your hand or wrist, physiotherapy can help reduce the pain, give your hand more flexibility and strength.

If you are an Axa or Bupa patient, you cannot book online. Please call our office with your authorisation number.

If you cannot find an appointment that suits you or would like a home visit, call us or send us a message: we will do our best to find you a slot.

Hand therapy physiotherapist and Wrist Rehabilitation at Home: Home visit hand physiotherapy

If you cannot come to our practice for your hand therapy treatment, our hand therapist can visit you at home in London. Our physiotherapist covers North London, South London, West London and West London for hand therapy home visit.

Hand therapy physio and Wrist Rehabilitation at our Physiotherapy Practice in London in Monument Moorgate EC3, Belgravia SW1 or Clapham SW4.

Our Hand Physiotherapist specialist can treat you at:

  • Our clinic in Monument near Bank, Moorgate and London Bridge
  • Our clinic in Belgravia Westminster near Victoria, Knightsbridge and Sloane Square
  • Our clinics in Clapham near Battersea and Balham

Our clinics are located within walking distance to the main Central London stations and are easy to reach from anywhere in London. If you cannot find a suitable appointment in your clinic of preference, you can choose any of the others as our clinics are located just 10-15 minutes` travel from each other.

Hand Physiotherapist Covered by Health Insurances and AXA BUPA Cigna Recognised

Our physiotherapy and osteopathy treatments are covered by most health insurances and are Bupa registered & recognised (BUPA Global and BUPA UK), Axa registered & recognised (AXA InternationalAXA PPP), Cigna registered & recognised and WPA registered & recognised

For appointments with our hand physiotherapist at home or in our practices in London : 0207 125 0262 / 0782 455 3765

Tendonitis Rehabilitation

You should seek help from a sports physiotherapist as early as possible to treat your tendonitis and avoid it from affecting your quality of life.

Post-Surgery Rehabilitation

Our physio specialised in post-surgery will work on a rehabilitation program and will teach you how to adjust daily activities in order to prevent any future injury.

Hand therapy and Wrist physiotherapist treatment and rehabilitation

How our Hand Physiotherapist works?

After assessing your hand injury, our hand physio will create a tailored treatment programme with initial aim to reduce the pain. Your hand therapist will then work with exercises, massage, stretching and strengthening to give back to your hand its mobility, flexibility, strength and stability. If your hand or wrist injury requires support, we can provide taping and bracing.

If you just had a hand surgery, the hand physio will also massage and stretch your scar to avoid limitation of the mobility or your hand.

Hand Therapy and Wrist Rehabilitation after surgery in London

Our hand physiotherapist has extensive experience in therapy and rehabilitation and will help you achieve fast and effective recovery if you recently underwent an operation on your hand or wrist. By letting us treat you, you will give yourself the care you need so you can fully recover.

What Can Hand and Wrist Physiotherapy Treat?

Hand therapy can treat various conditions of the hand and wrist.

Our Hand physiotherapist in London can treat a variety of upper extremity conditions that are caused by trauma, repetitive strain injuries (also called overuse injuries), work injuries or acquired conditions.

For appointment with our hand physiotherapist in London, call 0207 125 0262 / 0782 455 3765

If you are an Axa or Bupa patient, you cannot book online. Please call our office with your authorisation number.

If you cannot find an appointment that suits you or would like a home visit, call us or send us a message: we will do our best to find you a slot.

More information about Hand Therapy and hand Physiotherapy.

What is hand therapy and hand physiotherapy

Hand therapy is a non-surgical type of therapy that helps restore the hand functions following injuries or disorders in the arm area, wrist, hands or fingers using various hand physiotherapy techniques of hand strengthening, hand mobilisation and hand pain release. For server case, hand therapy can be done by combining hand physiotherapy and occupational therapy.

Hand therapy aims to help people get back in their daily activities by restoring strength, mobility and releasing pain of their hand.

What will my hand therapist do?

Hand therapy with a hand physiotherapist will involve hand exercises, hand stretching, hand strenghtening and joint mobilisation. Hand therapy can also involve scar management, splinting and lifestyle advice. This will help your injured hand to be flexible while being strong and able to carry things without pain or losing strength.

A hand therapist combines manual techniques to help with post-surgery hand rehabilitation, hand surgery prevention or non-operative hand treatments. The physiotherapist hand therapist will work alongside your surgeon or consultant, in order to elaborate the best treatment program, personalised to every of your needs and maximise your recovery.

What are the different types of hand therapy techniques used by our physiotherapist?

Depending on your hand condition and what you need, our hand specialised physiotherapist will put in place hand rehabilitation techniques that can include:

  • Soft tissue manipulation of the hand
  • Hand strengthening exercises
  • Joint mobilisation
  • Hand motion exercises
  • Hand scar management
  • Taping
  • Dexterity exercises
  • Hand pain management

Are hand therapists physiotherapists?

A hand therapist can either be a physiotherapist or occupational therapist offering rehabilitation of conditions affecting the hands and upper limb. The beginning of hand therapy is usually done by the physiotherapist who will work on gross movement of the hand, flexibility and strength before working on fine movement. If the hand injury is important, the physiotherapist will usually team up with an occupational therapist who will finalise the rehabilitation.

When shall I see a hand physiotherapist?

Hand therapy might help in various situations, some being more obvious than others.

Besides already diagnosed injuries or conditions, our hand physiotherapist can assist you if you have for example:

  • any trouble gripping, grasping or pinching
  • any pain around the arm, hand, wrist (like tendonitis for example)
  • arm or hand injury
  • broken wrist/hand/finger
  • conditions such as arthritis

What can I expect during a hand physio appointment?

Your hand therapy rehabilitation will start with an assessment of your hand injury history and the measurement of your range of motion, strength, posture and sensation. This will be regularly monitored throughout your hand therapy appointments, to follow the evolution of your hand condition and make sure your hand therapy rehabilitation is always going along with what you need.

Your hand therapy treatment will always be personalised accordingly, and can keep evolving depending on how you’re responding to it and what sort of hand manipulation or hand exercises you may need. The hand therapist will assist you every step of the way by providing you hand treatments, hand manual therapy and by teaching you effective and safe hand exercises so you can strengthen your weakened hand muscles, stretch them or/and manage the pain on a daily basis in-between your hand therapy appointments.

Your physiotherapist will always stay at your disposal if you have any question during your hand therapy appointment.

Is hand therapy painful?

At the beginning of your hand exercises, it can of course cause soreness. But this will disappear as you get on through your recovery journey.

Hand stretching or strengthening exercises can be uncomfortable, but your hand therapist will never push to the limit of causing pain. After all, hand therapy is here to help you recover from your injury!