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We are recruiting!

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 Occupational Therapist or 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

 

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Posted in NEWS on February 19th 2014

Four fingered pianist moves audience to tears

My father Graeme sent me this incredible clip about Heeah who was born in Korea and only has 4 digits. She performs miracles with these digits and uses her knees as feet on specially adjusted pedals that are mounted on the piano. Kapsun, Heeah’s mother, thinks that Heeah’s hands are like tulips blooming. Heeah has given over 200 concerts at home and abroad. Watch this and be inspired! Katherine

Posted in NEWS on February 18th 2014

No need to ever cut a ring off an injured finger?

Swelling after a finger injury can mean that rings need to be cut off in order to prevent further damage and problems. On this clip a doctor shows a practical and easy method to remove a ring without cutting it off. It will depend how damaged the finger is as to whether this is practical, and this would be up to the doctors discretion. However it could mean for some patients that they do not need to undergo the emotional act of having their rings cut off unnecessarily.

Posted in NEWS on February 10th 2014

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.