Associate of Cape Town Sports & Orthopaedic Clinic
Focusing on your Functional Return.
The Hand Rehabilitation Unit has formed an association with the Cape Town Sports & Orthopaedic Clinic at the Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital, and together with Dr Ian Koller, offer a one-stop-shop for all hand injuries and disorders. We also have sessional rooms at Mediclinic Cape Town.
What is Hand Therapy?
Hand Therapy is the specialization for the treatment and rehabilitation of hand injuries and disorders. It is the merging of Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy knowledge and skills in order to resolve predominantly traumatic and soft tissue injury. This is done by means of exercise, splinting and wound/scar care.
Regain functional use of the hand
Reverse or slow the progression of pathologies affecting the hand
Hand trauma resulting from accidents at work, crush injuries etc
Sports hand injuries
Tendon lacerations and ruptures
Joint fusions and replacements
Overuse or repetitive strain injuries such as tendonitis