Ligaments are bands of tough, flexible connective tissue. Their main job is to connect bone to bone or hold your joints together, maximising their strength and limiting their movement. You have ligaments around your knees, ankles, shoulders, hips - and in your hands! Read on to learn a little bit more about these ligaments and what to do if you find you’ve injured one.
Ever wondered why we start movement so early in Hand Therapy? Our wonderful OT, Laura, gives a little bit of insight into the benefits of movement (when indicated) following an injury or surgery.
Our wonderful Physiotherapist, Kate, explains why we adopt certain shoulder postures after injury and how this can cause problems down the track. Kate also gives a few tips to be mindful of to prevent any additional injuries to the shoulder during your recovery journey!
Julie talks about some of the weird tools we use in hand therapy
A gyro ball is a fun therapy tool used to strengthen wrists and grip and for proprioception.