Work Related Injuries

What Conditions Do We Treat?

 

  • Lateral Epicondylitis known commonly as ‘tennis elbow‘ is inflammation of the tendon that extends the wrist. It is common in any job that requires repetitive bending of the wrist in a backward direction such as typing. The aim of therapy for this condition is to reduce pain by supporting the wrist and increasing strength in the wrist.
  • de Quervain’s Tenosynovitis is inflammation of the tendon sheath in your wrist that causes burning pain with movement of the thumb and wrist.
  • Trigger Thumb or Finger is a thickening of a tendon that causes it to ‘catch’ when bending and straightening your thumb or finger. If caught early this can be treated simply with a small splint.
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome due to increased swelling causing compression of a nerve in your wrist that results in numbness, pins and needles and hand weakness.
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This is a free service where you will have a consultation with our senior therapist, Ben Cunningham. In this appointment Ben will advise management strategies and if you request ongoing care then this will be charged as per our current rates. Worksafe and TAC clients will not be charged personally for any consultations.

Work Related Injuries

At Action Rehab we are experts in managing work related injuries such as tennis elbow, De quervain’s tenosynovitis, trigger finger and carpal tunnel syndrome. Getting injured at work not only impacts your physical well being but also your ability to be financially independent. Occupational injuries of the upper limb are particularly common in jobs that are highly repetitive in nature; seeking treatment early can help reduce the severity of symptoms and aids in faster recovery. Our hand therapists are able to provide advice and education with regards to your injury and provide suitable treatment modalities which may include ergonomic advice, splinting, strengthening and stability exercises helping you recover and return to work as soon as possible.

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Action Rehab provide assessment and treatment for all conditions relating to the upper limb. Come and see our highly qualified and friendly staff today at a location convenient to you.
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