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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.

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 hand exercises

Therapeutic putty is used to do the hand exercises your hand therapist has given you.

Thumb active movement exercises

Exercises after a thumb injury or surgery.

Wrist movement exercises

Exercises after a wrist injury or surgery.
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