Private hand therapy service

 

About the service

St Thomas' private hand therapy service provides specialist hand therapy and physiotherapy care for patients with non-surgical or surgical conditions of the hand and forearm.

Patients receive a thorough assessment and treatment session tailored to the individual, to maximise recovery and functional return.

Working closely with hand specialist consultants your therapist will have a sound understanding of any surgical procedures performed and the plan for your rehabilitation.

  • Conditions appropriate for hand therapy

    • chronic instabilities
    • hand fractures and soft tissue injuries
    • non-traumatic syndromes - such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, carpal tunnel and De Quervain's
    • tendon repair
    • work related upper limb disorders (RSI)
    • wrist injuries. 
  • Treatments available

    • acupuncture
    • custom-made splint fabrication 
    • exercise and work rehabilitation
    • functional rehabilitation (including ergonomic assessment and modification)
    • joint mobilisation
    • soft tissue massage
    • ultrasound
    • wound care.

Contact the service

For further information or to arrange an appointment, please contact the private physiotherapy team:

Tel: 020 7188 5097
Fax: 0207 188 5096
Email: private.physiotherapy@gstt.nhs.uk