WHO WE ARE
Cathy Thomas Occupational Therapy Specialised Hand
Therapy Services is a group of Occupational Therapists with Cathy Thomas as Director who have
expertise in the treatment and rehabilitation of the hand and
Cathy Thomas has over 26 years experience as an Occupational
Therapist in the field of Hand Therapy. Cathy is a Full Member of the Australian Hand Therapy Association and has a
Post Graduate Diploma in Hand and Upper Limb Rehabilitation.
Our referrals come from Surgeons, GPs,
Physiotherapists and others. However, you do not specifically require a referral to be seen by
SEVEN CONVENIENT CLINIC
|Our main office is located in
Perth. In order that treatment may
be provided close to your home or workplace, we also have metropolitan clinics at
Subiaco (within the Western
Australian Plastic Surgery Centre), Midland,
Joondalup, Murdoch and Armadale, and one country clinic in
Please ask your doctor to refer to our most convenient location to you.
WHAT IS HAND
Hand Therapy is
also known as
rehabilitation of the upper limb. Our
goal is to promote recovery, maximise gains and meet specific
goals following injury such as returning to function, sport and work related tasks using
Non surgical treatment may include splinting or casting,
exercises, strengthening and other therapy techniques. We also treat patients following
their surgery and liaise closely with referring surgeons as to the treatment
COMMON CONDITIONS WE
TREATWe treat a variety of conditions including traumatic
work and sport injuries and post surgical conditions affecting the hand and upper limb.
Common conditions include:
- Tendon, Nerve and Ligament injuries
- Soft tissues injuries
- Overuse conditions
APPOINTMENTS - CALL 08 9324
Appointments for all metropolitan clinics can be made through our West Perth
office on 08 9324 2881. Please specify the clinic
you wish to attend and your regular therapist, if applicable.
Your outcome is very important to us,
same day appointments are available for urgent problems.