Outpatient physiotherapy: Hand therapy 

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Coban Tape

This is a short video containing advice on how to use Coban tape

If you have any concerns, please contact the Physiotherapy department.

Osteoarthritis of carpometacarpal thumb joint

This is a short video containing advice and exercises for osteoarthrtis of the thumb.

If you have any concerns, please contact the Physiotherapy department.

Post-distal radius fracture - conservatively-managed

This is a short video containing advice and exercises following your distal radius fracture.

If you have any concerns, please contact the Physiotherapy department.

Post-flexor tendon repair

This is a short video containing advice and exercises following your flexor tendon repair.

If you have any concerns, please contact the Physiotherapy department.

Hand Therapy is based within the Great Western Hospital's Rehab Therapy Department.

Our team is made up of Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists and is occasionally a training unit for students.

The range of conditions we treat is extensive and includes:

  • Minor to severe trauma
  • Routine elective surgery
  • Neurological and congenital conditions
  • A wide variety of orthopaedic and arthritic conditions

Common hand conditions we treat include:

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