Physiotherapists are specialists with knowledge and skills in the assessment and treatment of the upper limb. The goal of therapy is to prevent deterioration and restore maximum function to the hand. Therapists work in close coordination with the Orthopaedic surgeons and helps the patient to achieve optimal function after injury or surgery. The Physiotherapist’s identify structure that has been damaged, focus on treating it and advise people on how to avoid injury from recurring.
Based on the information from the Orthopaedic surgeon and their assessment, the therapists work with the patient to formulate the treatment plan such as massage/manual therapy, electrotherapy, hydrotherapy, acupuncture and therapeutic exercise.Physiotherapy helps repair damage, reduce stiffness and pain, increase mobility and improve quality of life.
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To learn more, please click on https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/physiotherapy/