Hand therapy

We offer treatment and support for hand injuries and hand conditions. Hand therapy can help to speed up your recovery after an injury or surgery. We help people to use their hands more easily and perform everyday tasks.

Our specialist services and treatments include:

  • an advanced practitioner clinic 
  • a hand therapy service in the hand trauma unit
  • a children's hand therapy service in Evelina London Children's hospital 
  • a practical osteoarthritis information group
  • k-laser therapy (for post-operative and trauma patients only)
  • a scar clinic (plastic surgery patients only)

Our team includes:

  • occupational therapists
  • physiotherapists
  • hand therapy assistants

We also work with plastic and orthopaedic hand and wrist surgeons in the hand trauma unit.

Health information

For more information about hand therapy visit:

The British Society for Surgery of the Hand website

The British Association of Hand Therapists website

For information about hand or wrist conditions visit:

Sprains and strains – NHS

Hand pain – NHS

Research and clinical trials

Research is vital to improving the care that you receive when you're unwell. You can help improve healthcare by taking part in research studies at our Trust. During your appointment, ask your healthcare professional about research. They'll be happy to tell you about research studies you could be eligible to join.

Last updated: January 2024

Contact us

Phone: 020 7188 4172 and 020 7188 4174

Our phones are usually busy between:

  • 8.30am and 10am
  • 11am and 1pm

We don't have a voicemail, please email us if we don't answer your call.

Email: [email protected]


Hand therapy, 3rd floor, Lambeth Wing, St Thomas' Hospital, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7EH

Therapies outpatients, hand therapy, ground floor, Tower Wing, Guy's Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London SE1 9RT

We are open Monday to Friday 8am to 4.30pm. Our last appointment time is 4pm.

Do you have any comments or concerns about your care?

Contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

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