If you are tired at not being able to do the things you need or want to do as well or as fast as you would like to do them, we can help!

Owned and operated by Certified Hand Therapist Julie Condon

What We Do

Wouldn't it be nice to sleep through the night without having to shake your hands? How fun would it be to be able to play with the special little person in your life? Would you like to be able to do your work to your high standard?

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What is Hand Therapy?

Hand Therapy is the art and science of rehabilitation of the upper limb - shoulder to hand. It involves evaluation and testing to assess the injured limb from which a specific treatment program can be designed.

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For Health Professionals

We are here to work with you to achieve the best outcomes for your clients with an upper limb condition. We also run education evenings and offer a consultation service for hand therapy and wound care.

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The Exquisite Hand

  Our hands work in exquisite ways to grip, lift, push, pull, pinch and grasp. They are so involved in all of our daily activities that we completely take them for granted. In order to understand how much we rely on our hands all we have to do is try not to use one hand, or even one finger, for a day. This is why the most common thing my clients say to me is:

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Thumb Arthritis

Our thumbs are an engineering masterpiece! Their high range of movement allows us to grasp objects as small as a pin and as large as a basketball. In fact The American Medical Association has identified that the thumb accounts for a massive 40% of total hand function. You’ve gotta admit its pretty cool! One of the most common areas to develop osteoarthritis (OA) is the base of the thumb. Ironically the reason for this is

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What is Hand Therapy?

  Hand Therapy involves the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of the entire arm – not just the hand. This specialty arose following WWII when occupational therapists and physiotherapists identified the need for further specialised skills to adequately treat the vets returning with arm and hand injuries.   The intricate and complicated anatomy of the structures that we rely on to write our name and feed ourselves demands an extremely high level of competence from the

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What is Occupational Therapy?

In my fourth year of studying Occupational Therapy (OT) at university a lecturer sat us all down and asked us to explain what OT is. There was silence throughout the lecture hall. We had been studying this for four years and had just returned from 1000 hours of clinical experience and we still couldn’t explain it!  That was 8 years ago and I am proud to say I can now explain my profession!   Occupational

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Welcome!

Dear Reader I’d like to use my first post as a way for you to get to know me. My name is Julie Condon. I grew up on a cattle station, and one of my favourite things is still going mustering with my family! I love to ride horses, and compete in campdrafts when I can. When I was 4, while climbing all over a hot water system tower and playing with things I shouldn’t

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