Telephone: 01604 544511
We have an answer machine which is checked regularly
Hand Therapy Department
Northampton General Hospital
Patients are referred to the hand therapy service by their plastic surgery/ trauma and orthopaedic consultant.
The hand therapy service clinics are on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 08:00 - 16:00 and Wednesdays 08:00 - 18:00 by appointment only.
How to find us
We are on the ground floor of the hospital in area A next to Collingtree ward.
- We are a team of hand therapists with a background of occupational therapy or physiotherapy.
- One of the team is a clinical specialist
- We are supported by a team of administration staff.
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Treatments we offer
- Assessments and treatment plans are tailored to each person according to their needs and conditions.
Your therapist may choose one, or a few, of the following treatment techniques:-
Your therapist will also provide appropriate education booklets and/ or exercise sheets tailored to your needs.
Conditions we treat
We treat a wide range of hand and wrist Injuries.
Below is a list of some of the conditions we see: -
Soft tissue injuries (lacerations, infections, sprains)
Dupuytrens post-surgical release
Trigger release post surgery
Non-specific wrist pain
Carpal tunnel syndrome (pre and post surgery)
Cubital tunnel syndrome (pre and post surgery)
Work Related Upper Limb Disorder (WRULD)
Excessive scarring (keloid, hypertrophic, includes scars anywhere on the body)
Every three months we conduct patient satisfaction surveys to find out what we are doing well and what we can improve on.