Cairns Hand Clinic Services

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Hand Therapy Following Injury / Surgery

Available by Appointment


  • Priority appointments
  • Protective splints / casts made the same day
  • Dressing changes
  • Wound care including suture removal
  • Bandaging to reduce swelling
  • Safe exercises for the uninvolved joints of the upper limb
  • Early controlled motion where appropriate
  • Scar therapy

Hand Therapy for Chronic Conditions

  • Assessment, testing & diagnosis
  • Advice about what you can & can not do with your hand / arm at home, work & sport
  • Prescription of exercises
  • Personal home exercise programs
  • Retraining motor and sensory function
  • Pain management
  • Massage & joint mobilisation
  • Progressive strengthening in our upper limb gym
  • Warm paraffin wax baths
  • Dry Needling
  • Electrical modalities

Common Conditions

  • Acute sports injuries
  • Traumatic work injuries
  • Fractures of the hand, wrist & elbow
  • Joint pain, sprains & dislocations
  • Finger crush injuries & amputations
  • Arthritis
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Trigger Finger
  • Tendon ruptures & tendinopathies

Products

Available without an appointment

We stock a range of ready-to-wear braces and therapy products which are available for purchase from our clinic. These products are useful for a range of common hand conditions such as arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, wrist sprains and tennis elbow. Feel free to pop in to the clinic to be look at our range and have one of our Hand Therapists assist you in finding the right style and fit to suit your needs. Here are just some of our ready-to-wear braces and hand therapy products -


To Help Your Joint Pain / Swelling

  • Flexible Finger Stalls
  • Flexible Hand Gloves
  • Gel-Padded Soft Wrist Supports (Carpal Tunnel Syndrome)
  • Push Thumb Splints (Basal Thumb Arthritis)

To Protect Your Hand, Wrist or Elbow

  • Protective Gloves
  • Otto Bock Wrist Braces
  • Otto Bock Tennis Elbow Braces
  • Hinged Elbow Braces
  • Waterproof Shower / Pool Covers

To Rehabilitate Your Injury

  • Hot & Cold Packs
  • Rigid & Flexible Strapping Tape
  • Heat Rubs
  • Massage Creams
  • Anti-Inflammatory Creams

To Manage Scars

  • Silicon Dressings
  • Silicon Creams
  • Retention Tapes