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Hand therapy patient leaflets

 

Therapies

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.

Finger flexor modified Belfast - long splint

Description:
This leaflet explains about your treatment after flexor tendon repair surgery.

Finger flexor tendon exercises - short splint

Description:
This leaflet shows you exercises for you to do after your flexor tendon repair surgery.

Finger flexor tendon repairs - Advice on removal of splint

Description:
This leaflet describes some exercises you should do each day to help your finger to heal. It also tells you what you should and should not do.

Finger flexor tendon repairs: 6 weeks after your operation

Description:
This leaflet describes some exercises you should do each day to help your finger to heal. It also tells you what you should and should not do.

Hand therapy after carpal tunnel surgery

Description:
This leaflet answers some of your questions about the therapy you will have after your carpal tunnel surgery.

Hand therapy remote consultations

Description:
This leaflet will help you to prepare for your remote hand therapy consultation.

Hand therapy service - Attending appointments

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

Heat or cold for hand pain or stiffness

Description:
This leaflet explains more about application of heat or cold to an arthritic hand/wrist, including the benefits, risks and any alternatives.

K-Laser therapy

Description:
This leaflet explains more about K-Laser, the low-level laser therapy (LLLT) used in hand therapy, including the benefits, risks, and what you can expect when you come for your appointment.

Mallet finger - Advice on removal of your splint

Description:
This sheet describes the recovery process and things you should and should not do while your digital nerve(s) are healing.
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