High priority injuries can be seen immediately as failure to provide prompt therapy may result in secondary complications. Acute surgeries listed below usually require an appointment within 1-3 days unless specified by Specialist, Surgeon or Therapist:

  • Fractures requiring surgical fixation
  • Tendon repairs
  • Amputation
  • Degloving injury
  • Scar excisions
  • Nerve repairs
  • Burns
  • Nerve palsy
  • Multiple trauma
  • Dupuytrens release
  • Specific splinting requirements

Other hand injuried listed below which impact on everyday activities will receive an appointment based on priority:

  • Non operative carpel tunnel
  • Arthritis
  • Joint contractures
  • Complex regional pain syndrome
  • Chronic soft tissue injury
  • Scar adhesions
  • Tendonitis
  • Conservatively managed fractures

All patients are asked to bring copies of their scans, reports and medical information with them to their initial hand therapy appointment.