About Hand Therapy

What is Hand Therapy?

Hand Therapy is the art and science of rehabilitation of the upper limb - shoulder to hand. It involves evaluation and testing to assess the injured limb from which a specific treatment program can be designed. A variety of specialised treatment techniques are used to achieve these goals.

-  Australian Hand Therapy Association

What is a practitioner in Hand Therapy?

Registered Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists who, through further education, clinical experience and independent study have become proficient in the treatment of upper limb conditions resulting from injury, disease or deformity.

-  Australian Hand Therapy Association

At The Palms Hand Therapy you will either be seen by 

  • Marin: a Physiotherapy trained hand therapist
  • Abbie: an Occupational Therapy trained hand therapist