Hand Therapy

Inner West Hand Therapy & Hand Surgery Service

Hand Therapy and Surgery Service

Our hand therapy and surgery service provide expert advice, management and care for all hand and upper limb conditions. We are the only combined hand therapy and hand surgery service in the Inner West of Sydney, located at Balmain Sports Medicine.

Our inner west hand team compromises of an orthopaedic trained hand surgeon, plastic trained hand surgeon, and hand physiotherapist. Hand therapy has a crucial role in the recovery from injury of the hand or wrist, and in the recovery from hand surgical operations. Hand therapy is integrated into the hand surgery team at Balmain Sports Medicine.

Hands & Plastics Surgeon | Dr Owen Ou Yang

Specialises in nerve injuries, osteo and rheumatoid arthritic conditions of the hand and wrist, including joint replacements for the hand and wrist. Read more about Owen’s services here https://www.drouyang.com.au/

Accredited Hand Physiotherapist | Michele Chim

Specialises in the post-operative and conservative management of all hand and upper limb conditions. She has a special interest in complex hand injuries. Read more about Michele’s services here https://handtherapyassociates.com.au/

We Can Help With

  • Fractures
  • Dislocations
  • Joint Replacements & Fusions
  • Dupuytrens Release
  • Trigger finger/thumb releases
  • Crush injuries
  • Tendon Repairs & Transfers
  • Wrist surgeries
  • Replant/Revascularization
  • Amputations
  • Peripheral Nerve Repairs (carpal tunnel or cubital tunnel releases)
  • Tendonitis/Tenosynovitis
  • Joint stiffness or contractures
  • Ligament injury
  • Arthritis
  • Pain Syndromes
  • Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golfers Elbow)
  • Wrist impingements
  • Instability/weakness
  • Hypermobility conditions
  • Nerve compression syndromes (e.g., Carpal Tunnel Syndrome)

Book online now or give us a call to discuss what kind of appointment you need

Our practitioners can help solve the cause of your pain.

Balmain Sports Medicine has some of Australia’s top physicians who specialise in sports medicine. If you have an injury or are experiencing pain, one of our expert practitioners can help.

Hand PhysiotherapistPhysio

Michele Chim

Michele has over 18 years of experience specialising in Hand Therapy. After graduating as a Physiotherapist at the University …

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Hands & Plastics SurgeonOrthopaedic

Dr Owen Ou Yang

Dr Owen Ou Yang is an Australian-trained Specialist Plastic Surgeon and a Hand & Wrist Surgeon. After completing his fellowship …

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Don’t let pain or injury hold you back.

When pain or injury happen, trust the experts at Balmain Sports Medicine.

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