Hand Injury

Meet our specialised SportsCare Hand Clinic, Hand Physiotherapy Team:

Louise Roantree – Accredited Hand Therapist, CHT, Physiotherapist, Principal

Sally Faulder – Accredited Hand Therapist, Physiotherapist

Charmaine Pollard – Accredited Hand Therapist, Occupational Therapist

Juliet Schneemann – Associate Hand Therapist, Occupational Therapist

Our team brings over 70 years’ experience in hands. With availability 5 days a week and locations in Barton and Bruce, they form the largest and most accessible Hand Therapy Team across north and south Canberra.

Our therapists specialise in hand and upper limb, wrist, elbow and shoulder injuries, post-surgery and overuse injuries. After your initial assessment, taking into consideration your strength movement and overall function, our team will be able to recommend the best course of action for your unique circumstances.

Hand therapy services  include education, movement and strengthening exercise programs, wound and scar management, oedema management, post-surgical, inter-x, ultrasound, paraffin wax baths, custom made splinting and waterproof casting.

What the SportsCare Hand Clinic can do for you

InterX for Pain Relief

When pain is present the sympathetic nervous system is stimulated, which can go into overdrive as a result of pain (fight or flight response). Find out about InterX, a non-invasive medical device that uses electrical stimulation for relief of acute, chronic and neuropathic pain.

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Life with a hand injury can be problematic. Common conditions that are treated by our qualified Hand Therapy team include:

Fractures, joint dislocations, tendon injuries, ligament injuries, overuse injuries, carpal tunnel, tennis elbow, OA/RA, Post – Operative, multi-trauma, sports injuries, work place injuries, nerve injuries.

For a tailored treatment plan and at home excercises, book an appointment with one of our Hand Therapists.

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