Hand Therapy is the art and science of rehabilitation of the upper limb, hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder.
The Hand Therapist is an Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist who through specialized training and advanced clinical experience, has acquired the necessary skills for the treatment of injuries of the upper limb resulting from trauma, congenital or acquired deformities or diseases.
The service operates with an Occupational Therapist specializing in Hand Therapy, with the necessary means in order to offer patients an evaluation, treatment and/or providing orthoses of the upper limb for pre and post surgical procedures, primarily in orthopedics / traumatology, rheumatology and plastic surgery.
Fractures, dislocations, sprains, amputations. Congenital changes, stress injuries, repetitive sprains Dupuytren’s Contractures, rheumatic diseases, edema, lymphoedema, tendon injuries, injuries of peripheral nerves, scars, tendinitis, burns.
Manufacture of Orthoses, Therapeutic Activities, Compensation Devices, Training of Daily Activities, Functional Training, Compressive Therapy, Sensitivity Rehabilitation, desensitization, Electrostimulation, Therapeutic Exercises, Manual Therapy, Edema Control, Education and Prevention, Treatment of Scares, Prosthetic Training, Mirror Therapy.
Functional Assessment of the Hand, Manual Dexterity Assessment, Evaluation of Sensitivity, Jeb Test.