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Specialists in Hand, Shoulder and Upper Limb Therapy

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    Shoulder

    Following the initial stages, your therapist will guide you through an individualised program of range of motion and strengthening exercises which will help you return to the tasks that you love and need to do.
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    About Melbourne Hand Therapy

    We Have
    Over 30 Years
    Of Experience

    At Melbourne Hand Therapy, our team of highly specialised physiotherapists and occupational therapists work closely with leading hand and upper limb plastic and orthopaedic surgeons, rheumatologists, neurosurgeons, sports physicians and GPs.

    All our therapist have undergone extensive post graduate study in hand therapy and upper limb rehabilitation as well having gained crucial clinical experience through years of practice in the field.

    OUR VALUES

    Leaders in Hand Therapy

    All therapists work closely with leading Hand and Upper Limb Surgeons across each site. We are able to arrange urgent appointments with appropriate Specialists who will provide you with the best care if this is required.

    We are one of Melbourne’s largest hand therapy clinics and have been established since 1994 to provide specialised care for patients with hand or upper limb problems.

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      Melbourne Hand Therapy Services

      Hand Therapy

      Each of the nerves in your arm and hand begin in your brachial plexus in your spine. Nerve compression can occur anywhere from your neck to your fingers and our therapists are specialists in treating them all.

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      Nerve Pathology

      Each of the nerves in your arm and hand begin in your brachial plexus in your spine. Nerve compression can occur anywhere from your neck to your fingers and our therapists are specialists in treating them all.

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      Fractures

      Each of the nerves in your arm and hand begin in your brachial plexus in your spine. Nerve compression can occur anywhere from your neck to your fingers and our therapists are specialists in treating them all.

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      Sports Injuries

      Each of the nerves in your arm and hand begin in your brachial plexus in your spine. Nerve compression can occur anywhere from your neck to your fingers and our therapists are specialists in treating them all.

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      What our patients say

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      “After having visited other hand therapists Jennifer was a breath of fresh air! She made me feel very comfortable and her knowledge and care were outstanding! She made me feel confident that she could help my complicated situation”

      - Cara Bierenkrant

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      “I have attended 2 appointments with Kate at the Bundoora clinic and I have found it to be very friendly and professional. Kate gave me all options for treating my hand condition and explained fully what to expect with my treatment plan. I would highly recommend Kate and Melbourne Hand Therapy”

      - Carol Knight

      Frequently Asked Questions

      Not necessarily. For patients that are privately insured a referral is not needed. If patients are covered by Workcover / TAC / Veteran Affairs then a referral is required in order to claim through the insurance company. If you are unsure, give our rooms a call and our administrative staff can help you.

      • Any x-rays, scans and tests relevant to your injury/condition if you have them
      • Your referral if you have one
      • If workers compensation, TAC or DVA: claim number and accident and employer details
      • Your health fund card

      At Melbourne Hand Therapy we have off the shelf brace options for various needs, however our therapists can also fabricate custom thermoplastic splints as well as casts as needed. If you have been referred for a splint or brace, your therapist will need to assess your injury/condition and can then recommend which is better suited for your individual needs. Additionally, they will educate you and provide you with exercises to further assist your recovery.

      All therapists at Melbourne Hand Therapy are university-trained physiotherapists or occupational therapists who have completed further training and education in the area of hand and upper limb rehabilitation. We specialise in treating injuries and conditions from the shoulder to the fingers. We regularly receive referrals from local physiotherapists and osteopaths who believe their patient’s conditions are better treated by specialists in the area.

      24 hours’ notice is required for all cancellations and failure to do so will result in a $55 cancellation fee. The allocated time has been specifically set aside for your individual treatment and less than 24 hours’ notice often results in an inability to offer this appointment to others.

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