Hand therapy patient leaflets

 

This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every three years to make sure it is kept up to date.

Activity list - Recovering from surgery on your hand

Description:
This leaflet lists of daily activities and their classification (light, medium or heavy). You should use this leaflet along with the advice given by your hand therapist.

Caring for my arm

Description:
This booklet is for people who have a neurological disability and their carers. It is aimed at people who cannot use their hand or arm at all. It contains exercises and advice on how to care for the arm.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Surgery

Description:
This information sheet has been given to you to help answer some of the questions you may have about having surgery to treat carpal tunnel syndrome.

Central slip repairs - Advice on removal of splint

Description:
This sheet describes some exercises you should do each day to help your tendon(s) to heal. It also tells you what you should and should not do.

Central slip repairs, short arc movement regime - Initial appointment

Description:
This sheet describes some exercises you should do each day to help your tendon(s) to heal. It also tells you what you should and should not do.

Central slip repairs, static splinting regime - Advice on removal of splint

Description:
This leaflet sets out some exercises you should do regularly each day to help your tendon(s) to heal. It also tells you what you should and should not do.

Central slip repairs, static splinting regime - Initial appointment

Description:
This leaflet sets out some exercises you should do regularly each day to help your tendon(s) to heal. It also tells you what you should and should not do.

Cica care

Description:
This information sheet provides you with information about Cica-Care and offers advice on how to use it.

Coban wrapping

Description:
This leaflet provides you with information about Coban™ wrapping and how you can use it to help your hand injury heal.

Contrast bathing

Description:
This sheet tells you what is involved in contrast bathing and how often you should do it.
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