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Hand Therapist Vacancy

London Hand Therapy is a leading private practice with three prime London locations. We require an enthusiastic Hand Therapist who is open to learning, has a creative approach to care and is committed to excellence.

We are looking for a part-time or full-time therapist to work within a multi-disciplinary team treating patients with a variety of upper limb, shoulder and neck conditions. The clinic is highly respected in the area of sports and performing arts medicine and you will have the opportunity to work with world-class athletes and artists.

Applicants must be a Band 7 or above Physiotherapist with hand therapy experience. Treatment skills for cervical and thoracic spine conditions and splinting experience are highly desirable but not essential.

Please email queries, expressions of interest and CVs to: katherinebutler@londonhandtherapy.co.uk

www.londonhandtherapy.co.uk

Posted in NEWS on February 22nd 2013

First bionic hand that can feel!

This article outlines an incredible step forward for people who have suffered amputations – a hand that can feel – it is still in the developmental phases and much work is still required but the article is interesting and is worth a read.

Posted in NEWS on February 18th 2013

Master Class with Matt Oliver from JETTBLACK

Katherine is assessing Matt, drummer from JETTBLACK, at the London Hand Forum meeting to be held at Bowskill Clinic on 26 March 2013. Assessment and treatment techniques for musicians will be discussed and demonstrated. Graeme Jones (Physiologist from Bowskill Clinic) will discuss effective ways to accelerate healing and aide recovery with dietary and life style tips and pointers.

Watch this brilliant band perform Prison of Love:

Posted in EVENTS on February 12th 2013

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.