Physiotherapy for wrist & hand injuries in Kalgoorlie
Suffering from a wrist or hand injury? The wrist, hand and fingers are made up of a combination of complex joints. They work together to manipulate, grip and grasp. Because of these important functions, injuries to the wrist and hand can make day-to-day tasks hard and significantly reduce quality of life.
Physiotherapists and hand therapists treat injuries to the wrist, hand and fingers. Physiotherapists are knowledgeable about the anatomy of the wrist, hand and fingers. They understand the complex movements of the bones and joints and the role of muscles and ligaments in providing support to the joints.
Goldfields Physio has a special interest in wrist, hand and finger injuries. Our team has been trained to accurately diagnose and treat conditions of the wrist and hand, as well provide thermoplastic splinting.
The wrist, hand and fingers are designed with mobility and dexterity in mind. Because of this inherent lack of stability, they are susceptible to injury. These injuries can include:
- Colles fracture
- Smith’s fracture
- Scaphoid fracture
- Hamate fracture
- Metacarpal fracture
- Wrist sprains
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- De Quervain’s tenosynovitis
- Triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) injuries and tears
- Ligament tears
- Nerve injuries
- Wrist and hand osteoarthritis
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Flexor tendon injuries
- Finger pulley injuries