Acute Injury or Chronic Rehabilition

 We provide a wide range of services to ensure a holistic and comprehensive rehabilitation.

Hand Therapy – Treatment we provide

  • Comprehensive hand and upper limb assessment
  • Customised hand therapy rehabilitation programs
  • Custom made thermoplastic splinting including protective, exercise and mobilisation splints
  • Custom made neoprene and soft working splints / braces
  • Casting / bracing
  • Sports taping and kinesiotaping
  • Therapeutic massage
  • Dry needling / acupuncture
  • Wound management
  • Oedema management
  • Scar management
  • Pain management
  • Fine motor retraining
  • Sensory retraining and desensitisation programs
  • Strengthening programs
  • Stretching programs
  • Joint protection and activity modification advice
  • Electrotherapy

Conditions Treated

  • Finger, hand, wrist and arm fractures
  • Dislocations
  • Sprains and strains
  • Sports injuries
  • Tendon injuries
  • Nerve injuries
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Overuse conditions
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome, De Quervains tenosynovitis, Trigger fingers
  • Osteoarthritis and Rhematoid Arthritis
  • Joint replacements
  • Fusions
  • Amputations and detipping injuries
  • Replants
  • Burns and plastic surgery
  • Crush injuries
  • Post operative management for full spectrum of hand trauma 
  • Post operative management of elective hand and upper limb surgery
  • Pain syndromes
  • Multitrauma
  • All children injuries

Cyclist Injury and Treatment

Hospital Inpatient Services

Our Hand Therapists have visiting rights to the 3 private hospitals on the Gold Coast including:

Early post operative rehabilitation including wound and oedema management, as well as thermoplastic splinting and exercises is often crucial in early rehabilitation following hand surgery.

Occupational Therapy – Services we provide

  • Work Site Visits
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Functional Capacity Evaluations
  • Ergonomic Assessments
  • ADL Assessment
  • Home Visits 
  • Equipment Prescription
  • Individual Rehabilitation Programs

Psychology / Adjustment to Injury Counselling Services

Our onsite Psychologist, Linda Adams, from East Qld Psychology and Counselling Services assists many of our patients through their psychological and emotional recovery of their hand or upper limb injury. 

Who we see

Active Hand Therapy treats an array of patients including: