New Mt Lawley Clinic Now Open!

We are excited to now offer our full hand therapy services east of Perth at our new Mt Lawley clinic. Conveniently located at 61 Walcott Street (cnr Roy Street) Mt Lawley, with free 1 hour street parking, this clinic is open every Monday and Thursday from 8:30am to 5:00pm. To make an appointment, please call [Read more…]

2017 Educational visits now available!

Would you like a Hand Works Occupational Therapist to visit your medical centre with information about our services? We can present on a topic of your choice or on common hand injuries and conditions most commonly presented to a doctor.  This allows for face to face Q & A, directly relating to your patients.  For [Read more…]

Christmas Appointments

We are open over the festive period.  We have appointments in most clinics on most days EXCLUDING public holidays. Please call 1300 887 798 to make an appointment. Merry Christmas from the Hand Works team!

Kewdale clinic now open!

We are excited to be able to offer our services to the lower hills and eastern suburbs patients, at our newly opened Kewdale clinic.  Located at Suite 5, 137 Kewdale Road (Kewdale Central), our therapists, Stuart Wilson, Kassandra Jarvis and Alex Retallick are available by appointment to look after your hand and upper limb injury [Read more…]

Upcoming pilot trial – April 2016

Thuy (“Twee”) Tran, Hand Works Research Coordinator and PhD candidate, is currently collating a standardised evidence-based assessment and treatment protocol for injured workers with Lateral Epicondylalgia. She is working closely with her colleagues and professors from Curtin University, to develop a pilot trial which aims to commence in April 2016. The aim of the study is [Read more…]

Volar Plate Injuries

Volar plate (VP) injuries are very common and typically a simple injury to manage.  However, early diagnosis and treatment is key to ensuring a good clinical result.  The consequences of delayed treatment may result in complications that require extended periods of hand therapy input and a delay in returning to work and sports. Case Study:  [Read more…]

Stuart Wilson Now Full AHTA Member!

Congratulations to our Clinical Coordinator, Stuart Wilson, who has recently upgraded to Full Membership of the Australian Hand Therapy Association. This level of membership is only held by approximately 200 hand therapists nation-wide.  Eligibility criteria includes: Minimum 3600 hours experience as a practicing hand therapy clinician within the last five (5) years; Letter of recommendation [Read more…]

Lateral Epicondylalgia PhD Study Update….also a chance to win an iPad Mini!

Thuy (“Twee”) Tran, Staff Therapist and Research Coordinator is conducting research on Lateral Epicondylalgia (LE).  She and her colleagues are interested to investigate the impact of adding in a workplace-based hand therapy intervention to the usual clinic-based approach on the return to work outcomes of injured workers with this common upper limb condition. The first [Read more…]

It’s a girl!

Congratulations Alison Butcher, Senior Therapist, on the safe arrival of baby “Ellery June” on Sunday 19th April, 2015.  We wish Alison, Adam and Charlotte much happiness in their journey as a family of four!  

Case Study Published in AHTA Newsletter

Senior staff therapist, Stuart Wilson, recently had a case study published in the current AHTA newsletter on the topic of displaced spiral fracture of left little finger proximal phalanx.  Stuart’s detailed article documents his thorough treatment process for this injury. To see the full article click here For more information on the Australian Hand Therapy [Read more…]