Occupcational hand therapy can help improve the way you do everyday tasks after a finger amputation. The occupational therapist will work with the amputee to ensure that they are able to overcome any challenges dealing with their amputation. This includes performing normal every day activities such as the following:
It’s important to get professional advice after a finger amputation. We work very closely with an amputees hand surgeon, plastic surgeons and orthopedic surgeons, post amputation, to fully rehabilitate and ultimately, gain maximum function with their amputated finger.
The occupational therapist will also tailor exercises to help you recover from your injury and get back into everyday life. They work closely with the amputee, designing a treatment plan that is both safe yet effective for them so they can live without worry, pain or discomfort.
If you have recently had a finger amputation, and would like to consult with one of our fully qualified therapists, please call us at Melbourne Hand Therapy today (03) 9899 8490 or leave an enquiry and we will get back to you as soon as possible.