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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

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.

Carpal tunnel syndrome - Surgery

This leaflet will answer some of your questions about having surgery to treat carpal tunnel syndrome.

Hand therapy service - Attending appointments

This leaflet outlines our appointment procedures, which you should follow in order to help us give you the best possible care.

Occupational therapy in POPS

This leaflet gives more information about having occupational therapy in the Proactive Care of Older People Undergoing Surgery (POPS) unit

Therapeutic putty exercises

This leaflet shows you how to perform the hand exercises your therapist has given you.

Thumb active movement exercises

This leaflet gives you exercises to help you recover from your hand injury or surgery.

Wrist movement exercises

This information leaflet provides you with exercises to help you recover from your injury or surgery. Please only perform the exercises as instructed by your therapist.
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