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The Hand Therapists, Christchurch
Craig Hawkyard and Tyler Pereira are pleased to offer a hand therapy service to people with elbow, forearm, wrist and hand injury and/or pathology.
and Occupational Therapy New Zealand respectively.
With our specific experience and an excellent relationship with many specialists we can aid an effective management plan and timely recovery.
Hand Therapy is described as...
‘the art and science of rehabilitation of the upper limb, which includes the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder girdle. It is a merging of occupational and physical therapy theory and practice that combines comprehensive knowledge of the structure of the upper limb with function and activity.
Using specialized skills in assessment, planning and treatment, hand therapists provide therapeutic interventions to prevent dysfunction, restore function and/or reverse the progression of pathology of the upper limb in order to enhance an individual’s ability to execute tasks and to participate fully in life situations’.
The Hand Therapists Christchurch, share rooms with Orthopaedic Hand Surgeons Dr Fiona Timms, Mr Ram Chandru, Mr Tom Sharpe and Mr Allen Cockfield as well as Plastic Surgeons Mr Terry Creagh and Mr Dylan James.
We have a close working relationship with Christchurch based Sports and Musculoskeletal Physicians, Pain Specialists, many Physiotherapists and other Allied Health Professionals who may be involved in your care.
Monday 9 am – 5pm.
Tuesday 830am – 5pm.
Wednesday 8am - 5pm.
Thursday 1pm - 5pm.
Friday 830am - 5pm.
(Reception staffed from 9am)