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So far Sunshine Coast Hand Therapy has created 22 blog entries.

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 asleep 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|

Graded Motor Imagery

Katie and Sheralyn recently attended a workshop presented by NOI Group founder David Butler. NOI Group is an organisation that treats and teaches pain. The course was aimed at presenting the graded motor imagery (GMI) rehabilitation program which can be [...]

By |September 30th, 2014|

Dynamic Tape

Katie recently attended a dynamic taping workshop in Brisbane. Dynamic tape is a four way stretch tape that can be applied over joints but doesn't impede the movement of the joint. Dynamic tape is used to facilitate, inhibit and offload [...]

By |August 7th, 2014|

Thumb Osteoarthritis

As we age there are many factors that impact on the health of our joints. Having osteoarthritis in the hand impacts greatly on strength, movement and most importantly function. One of the most common sites for osteoarthritis in the hand [...]

By |June 23rd, 2014|

PenAgain – The ergonomic pen!

We have a new product in stock called the PenAgain. The pen is designed to reduce the amount of force required to grip a pen and encourage correct writing posture and is perfect for people with arthritis or reduced pinch [...]

By |May 16th, 2014|

Wrist Widgets

Wrist Widgets Certified Hand Therapist, Wendy Medeiros, has developed the Wrist Widget. The Wrist Widget is a device for managing pain on the ulnar side of the wrist. The Wrist Widget was designed specifically to support the triangular fibrocartilage complex [...]

By |March 12th, 2014|

New Caloundra Clinic

Katie travels to Currimundi one day per week, and runs a satellite therapy clinic with Dr Hans Lombard's patients. Dr Lombard is an Orthopaedic Surgeon with a special interest in hands. The clinic, held in his consulting rooms, combines surgical and [...]

By |February 10th, 2014|