These videos are designed to demonstrate different types of home exercises that may be prescribed by your treating Hand Therapist. 

Please only complete exercises that have been prescribed to you by your Hand Therapist for your specific hand injury.

Who the videos are for?

These videos are for particular individuals who have had specific exercises recommended to them by their Hand Therapist for completion at home. The recommendations are based on the individual’s injuries and rehabilitation program following a hand injury.

When are you supposed to use them?

Your therapist will indicate which video/s are relevant to you and when to watch them.

If you need help

Please contact your Hand Therapist if you have any questions or concerns regarding any exercises shown in these videos.

Videos

Coban application

Applying a compression bandage to your finger to help manage swelling

Flexion loop - Digits

Applying a strap to help improve composite flexion of the finger

Flexion loop - MCPJs

Applying a strap to improve joint motion

Scar Massage

Scar massage techniques

Flexor Tendon - Adduction / abduction

Exercise for your fingers following flexor tendon repair

Flexor Tendon – Stage 1 HEP

Exercises for stage one of flexor tendon rehabilitation

Flexor Tendon - Stage 2 HEP

Exercises for stage two of flexor tendon rehabilitation

Flexor Tendon - Stage 3 HEP

Exercises for stage three of flexor tendon rehabilitation

Flexor Tendon - Stage 4 HEP

Exercises for stage four of flexor tendon rehabilitation

Flexor Tendon - Tenodesis

Exercise for your fingers and wrist following flexor tendon repair

Mallet injury - Active HEP

Exercises following a mallet finger injury

Mallet injury - Cleaning and taping

How to safely clean your finger and reapply your splint following a mallet injury

Proximal phalanx fracture – Digit exercises in splint

Exercises to complete in your splint following a proximal phalanx fracture

Proximal phalanx fracture - Blocked PIPJ extension

Exercise to extend your fingers following a proximal phalanx injury

Metacarpal fracture - Digit exercises in splint

Exercises to complete in your splint following a metacarpal fracture

PIPJ dislocation - Passive HEP

Passive finger exercises to complete following a finger PIP joint dislocation

PIPJ dislocation - Active HEP

Active finger exercises following a finger PIP joint dislocation

Thumb – Digit exercises in splint

Finger and thumb exercises to complete in your splint

Thumb - Flexion / extension

Exercises to bend and straighten your thumb

Thumb - Palmar abduction / adduction

A thumb range of motion exercise

Thumb - Opposition

Thumb opposition exercises

Tendon gliding exercises in splint

Tendon gliding exercises in a wrist splint

Tendon gliding exercises nil splint

Tendon gliding exercises

Foam roller forearm

Using a foam roller to massage your forearm muscles

Wrist – Dart thrower's motion

Dart thrower's motion for wrist rehabilitation

Wrist – Dart thrower's motion with theraband

Dart thrower's motion with theraband for wrist rehabilitation

Wrist - Resisted extension

A strengthening exercise for your wrist

Wrist - Pilates ball rolling

A loading and stretching exercise for your wrist using a soft ball

Wrist - Pillow loading

A loading exercise for your wrist using a pillow

Wrist - Supination / pronation in splint

A rotation exercise for your wrist

Wrist – Rotation with theraband

A rotation exercise for your wrist using theraband

Wrist – Weighted rotation

A rotation exercise for your wrist using a weight

Wrist - PQ resisted

A strengthening exercise for your wrist

Wrist - Tennis racquet and ball

A wrist coordination exercise using a tennis racquet and ball

Wrist - Ball and plate

A wrist exercise for balance and coordination

Wrist - Wall catch and throw

Wwrist rehabilitation exercises using a soft ball

Wrist - Basketball bounce

Wrist rehabilitation exercises using a basket ball

Wrist - Medicine ball bounce

Wrist rehabilitation exercises using a medicine ball

In a medical emergency, call 000. If you are feeling unwell, see your local GP or go to your local hospital Emergency department for help.