OUR OTHER THERAPIES

Hand Therapy and Scar Management

Hand Therapy aims to restore the unction of the hand following injury, surgery or other conditions of the hand such as Dupeytren’s Contracture and can be carried by either a qualified Physiotherapist or an a specialised Occupational Therapist. Following a comprehensive assessment, treatment is tailored to individual needs and may involve any of the following:

Splinting, e.g to regain loss of range of movement, protect healing tissues or reduce pain
Reduction of swelling & wound care
Joint stretches & strengthening of weak muscles
Exercises to reduce stiffness, regain lost movement
Re-education of sensation following nerve damage
Advice on pain management
Advice on return to work, activities of daily living or sports

Scar Management aims to control how scars form during healing; minimise the effect of scars on function and improve their trying to prevent deformity, contracture and maintain or improve appearance and function.

We are lucky to have a highly experienced Occupational Hand Tharapist Liz Rose working with us.
(HPC Registered OT25612, MSc Hand Therapy, BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy, Clinical Specialist in Hand Therapy)

She makes her own appointments on 07974 199 659

Trichology

Trichology is the scientific study of the hair in relation to its structure, function and associated diseases or abnormalities. A qualified Clinical Trichologist can diagnose and offer advice, treatment and reassurance on a wide range of hair and scalp disorders.

Examples of some disorders that are regularly seen and treated are:

Hair loss, thinning, shedding
Hair breakage, itchy/uncomfortable scalp
Scalp eczema and many more.

Podiatry

A state registered podiatrist is a specialist in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the feet and lower limb. Our Podiatrist is state registered and a member of the Health Professions Council (HCPC).

Practitioner
Steve Avil

Alexander Technique

 

Practitioner
Dr Miriam Wohl