Katie and Sheralyn have been to a Shoulder Assessment and Treatment Course in Melbourne

In February, Katie and Sheralyn ventured to Melbourne for a hand therapist specific course in the aim of advancing and consolidating their shoulder knowledge. When injury occurs to the hand or elbow there could well be residual repercussions to the [...]

By |March 22nd, 2017|

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Like us on Facebook Tell all you know that we are here. If they are unsure of the services we offer please feel free to contact us in Cotton Tree mon-Friday on 54434574 or Birtinya 53455345

By |March 22nd, 2017|

Recent Research-Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery Effect on Typing Speed

Are you working constantly with computers and have been diagnosed with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Are you trying to decide on whether to have surgery? Are you concerned about post-operative results on your typing? Attached is recent research regarding the positive [...]

By |February 20th, 2017|

What is a Mallet Finger?

Have you ever been playing with the kids and get hit on the tip of the finger? You could have a mallet finger or thumb. Mallet finger is an injury to the tendon that straightens the end joint of a [...]

By |February 17th, 2017|

Patient Information- What to Know Before Coming for Your Appointment

Patient Information Before your appointment Please bring your referral, x-rays, doctors’ reports and any other information with you to your appointment. Do not remove dressings or bandages that were applied during surgery, unless instructed to do so by your surgeon. [...]

By |February 6th, 2017|

Welcome to Emma

In November 2015, we welcomed Emma, a new graduate occupational therapist from Sunshine Coast University. She is currently working in the Cotton Tree clinic Mondays and Fridays and with Katie at Birtinya on Wednesdays. Emma has been working in health [...]

By |August 1st, 2016|

New Clinic in Birtinya’s Medical Precinct

Katie commenced therapy in the new satellite clinic at the PULSE building in the health precinct at Birtinya on Wednesday 2nd March 2016. These treatment times combine surgical and therapy reviews as necessary with Dr Lombard, Dr Latendresse, Dr Jon [...]

By |March 21st, 2016|

Dry Needling

In May, Katie attended a two day dry needling course in Melbourne. The course was provided by the Global Education of Manual Therapists (GEMt). Dry needling involves the use of a fine filament needle that is placed into "trigger points" [...]

By |June 29th, 2015|

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Do you ever wake up and your fingers are tingling or numb? Do your fingers fall asleepÂť during the day when driving or reading a book? Carpal tunnel syndrome is a very common condition that due to the compression of [...]

By |November 10th, 2014|

Welcome to Ruth

On the 15th of September we welcomed our new staff member Ruth Addis. She is based at our Cotton Tree clinic and is working in admin. Ruth has lived on the Sunshine Coast for 28 years and enjoys playing tennis, [...]

By |October 23rd, 2014|