Archive for August, 2012

Demon Hands – Focal Hand Dystonia

In this YouTube clip David Leisner discusses his approach to treating focal dystonia.

Posted in NEWS on August 22nd 2012

Are carbohydrates evil?

Recent research is saying that sugar is not to blame for obesity but carbohydrates are! What will our diets look like in a few years time? This is an interesting link to a letter in The Telegraph that makes comments regarding these issues.

Posted in NEWS on August 18th 2012

Magnetic therapy

Many patient’s ask about the use of magnets to compliment their therapy at London Hand Therapy. It is a non-invasive and natural treatment and some patients do find great benefit from using magnetic bracelets. I personally have not tried them but there are ones specifically designed by Bioflow for sports and others for every day use. I certainly think they may be worth a try if therapy has reached a plateau or if you want to enhance your therapy.

Posted in NEWS on August 15th 2012

London Hand Therapy:

  • Injury prevention
  • Hand and upper limb assessment and treatment
  • Postoperative management

Hand Therapy is both an art and a rehabilitation science for the upper extremity. The injured limb is evaluated and assessed, and a variety of treatment methods are used to achieve set therapeutic goals.

Hand therapists are qualified Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists who have become skilled in treating upper limb injuries and deformities through further education, training and clinical experience.