Hand therapy

What is hand therapy?

Hand therapy is the combination of advanced study and experience in the assessment and treatment of injuries and conditions of the hand and upper extremeties (forearm, wrist, arm, elbow, shoulder). The aim to assist patients to return to a fully functional lifestyle and participate in every day activites.

Splinting and management of upper limb conditions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Acute hand and upper limb traumatic injuries
  • Elbow, wrist and hand fractures
  • Mallet finger injuries
  • Finger fractures, dislocations and sprains
  • De Quervains Tenosynovitis
  • Dupuytrens Disease
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Post – surgery of all upper limb conditions


Our clinical staff who have a special interest in hand therapy:


These therapists operate out of the following clinics:


Your experience

Our friendly Leap Health staff have the experience and expertise to get you back to full function as soon as possible and are committed to providing you the following service:

  • Practical and hands-on treatment to get you back to full function as quickly as possible
  • Education and self management strategies meaning you are less reliant on us in the future
  • Professionalism from all staff who genuinely care about your health and wellbeing