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Therapies 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.

Scar care

This leaflet tells you how to look after your scar and help it to heal.

Self hydrotherapy

Self hydrotherapy encourages patients to continue with their home exercise programme using self-directed hydrotherapy, giving them independent management of their condition.

Splinting - Information for patients and their carers

This leaflet contains information for patients and their carers about splinting.

Suicidal thoughts - Keeping safe: managing suicidal thoughts

If you are feeling very distressed or you are having thoughts about harming yourself, this leaflet has information and advice to help you.

Thumb passive movement exercises

This information sheet gives you exercises to help you recover from your injury or surgery.

Transfer board user guide

Advice on how to use your transfer board.

Trigger finger or thumb release surgery

This leaflet will help answer some of the questions you may have about trigger finger or thumb and possible surgical release.

Velopharyngeal dysfunction - Information for parents and carers

A leaflet for the parents of a child with velopharyngeal dysfunction (a speech difficulty relating to the soft palate)

Velopharyngeal dysnfunction - Information for adult patients

A leaflet about velopharyngeal dysfunction (a speech difficulty relating to the soft palate)

Videofluoroscopy to assess your swallowing

This leaflet explains more about having a videofluoroscopy to assess your swallowing, including the benefits, risks and any alternatives. It also provides information on what you can expect when you come to hospital.
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