BAY HAND THERAPY
Specialising in the treatment of hand and upper extremity injuries and conditions.
What is hand therapy?
It is specialized care by an occupational therapist who has undertaken specific training and practice of the hand and upper limb. This allows them to assess, manage and treat disorders and diseases in these areas of the body like
fractures, joint injuries and dislocations
tennis elbow and other soft tissue injuries
nerve compression disorders such as carpel tunnel syndrome
De Quervain's syndrome
management of wounds, scars, burns and skin grafts/flaps
congenital hand conditions
handwriting difficulties (non-congenital)
How can a hand therapist help?
A hand therapist can provide treatment and management using physical methods such as exercise for strength and movement, splinting and wound care.
fabrication of an orthotic appliance (splint)
prescribe exercises for strength and rehabilitaiton
post surgical management
Hand therapy is vital in recovering from hand and wrist injuries and rehabilitation from hand surgery.
COVID-19 AND BAY HAND THERAPY
Yes! We are open.
Covid-19 has had a serious impact on our lives. Despite the limitations it has brought, Bay Hand Therapy remains open to manage and treat your injuries and painful conditions. Whilst we may have some varied hours, we will continue to provide the best care and advise practicing under strict government restrictions and guidelines for medical practices.
Get to Know Us a Bit Better
Our Occupational Clinic is made up of highly skilled professionals who passionately value your health and wellbeing.
We take great pride in providing our patients with high quality patient care and education.
Proactive and preventative measures help keep our community healthier and pain free and we work, with determination, towards that.
Bay Hand Therapy can provide the services and support you need when you are in pain or when injury strikes.
GET TO KNOW US
Meet Our Therapists
From consultation to diagnosing and treating injuries and conditions including handwriting problems, schedule an appointment and see how Beth can help you.
Practitioner in Hand Therapy
Skill, patience, and excellence are what Stephanie brings to the table. Let Stephanie manage your wellness and recovery.
A positive attitude goes a long way with Natanya. Get in touch and take advantage of our caring services.
If you're looking for kindness and compassion, then let Nichola help improve your wellbeing.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
DO I NEED A REFERRAL?
No, only for consultations and treatment paid by a third party e.g. Work Cover, TAC.
WHAT TYPES OF REBATES DO YOU OFFER?
Patients may receive a rebate from their health fund if covered by extras covering Occupational Therapy.
Treatment may also be eligible under Medicare, Work Cover or TAC but this must be approved by your doctor or specialist.
I JUST NEED A SPLINT, DO I NEED AN APPOINTMENT?
Yes. Bay Hand Therapy stock many types of splints as well as custom made moulded plastic splints. It is important that you are assessed correctly to ensure you receive the best care and education about your condition. Splints are an additional cost to your consultation and vary in costs depending on size and type.
WHAT SHOULD I BRING TO MY APPOINTMENT?
Xrays, scans and reports relevant to your appointment.
Work Cover/TAC approval letter and claim number information.
Please telephone us directly to schedule all appointments.
3A Keys Street
YES! We are open.
We are open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
By appointment only.
We ask that you give us 24 hours notice of cancellation for any appointments to avoid a late cancellation fee.
P: (03) 9589 2465
F: (03) 9589 3924