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Archive for October, 2012

Acupressure can be a good home treatment

Acupressure can be used as a treatment at home, and can help ease back pain and pain in many parts of ones body. A recent article in JustPhysio shares some tips and pointers for this cheap and practical treatment that can be done at home to yourself, or to family members who are suffering from aches and pains. Click here to read more …

Posted in NEWS on October 31st 2012

Small breaks at work can prevent back pain

A recent article in JustPhysio comments about the importance of frequent small breaks when working at a computer. At London Hand Therapy when working at a computer for extended periods of time we advise regular short breaks to perform forearm stretches, get a drink of water to keep hydrated and to rest and refocus your eyes. Read the rest of the article by clicking here …

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Videos from Performing Arts Medicine Ireland Conference

PAMI have very kindly said we can share the talks and panel discussions from the recent conference in Galway. Click here to access them.

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NHS and neurological conditions

A sobering article in The Guardian about neurological conditions frequently being mismanaged in the NHS.

Posted in NEWS on October 24th 2012

What does our sleeping position say about us?

This interesting article from The Telegraph raises some questions about our sleeping positions and makes some comments about what the positions may mean.

Posted in NEWS on October 22nd 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.