The Hands Physio

Hand therapy & upper limb rehabilitation

We provide physio treatments, prevention, and rehabilitation of hand, wrist, and upper limb injuries, focusing on restoring your physical ability as quickly and efficiently as possible.


Rhodes Business Centre

Rhodes, NSW

Suite 301 / 9-11 Blaxland Rd
Rhodes NSW 2138
Free parking available
January 11, 2022

Important COVID 19 Information

For the safety of vulnerable persons, and in accordance with NSW Health, should you have any symptoms of fever, sore throat, cough, generally feel unwell, please do not attend your appointment until you have a negative COVID test. All staff at The Hands Physio are fully vaccinated for the health & safety of all patients. Thank you for your understanding & compliance. - Rebecca Farr, Founding Director

Arm, shoulder & hand therapy

The treatments at our hand clinic are administered by qualified physiotherapists with differing levels of qualified training to be registered as Australian Hand Therapists (AHT).  All our hand therapists are registered by APHRA and fully vaccinated as required by NSW Health. Services and therapies we offer:

Pain Management
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Pain Management

Acute pain is when the body is working to heal structural tissue damage. Everything is done to ensure structural and mechanical integrity if maximised of the injured tissues.

Wound Management
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Wound Management

Most wounds recover in the repair phase of healing, which is approximately three weeks. Our therapists (physiotherapists) look after your wounds by providing dressings that are applied with a sterile technique to avoid infection.

Mobilisation of Joints
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Mobilisation of Joints

Joint mobilisation involves moving the joint back and forth in small oscillating movements further and further into range to restore the joints normal movement.

Customisation of Splints/Orthosis
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Customisation of Splints/Orthosis

The body naturally goes through a process to heal injuries, however if not supported to enable rest the injury can continue to happening and it takes a much longer time to heal.

Exercise Prescription
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Exercise Prescription

Exercise is the body’s natural way of restoration to improve stability, mechanics, strength and movement to an injury. Whether the injury is from overuse, trauma, disease or surgery exercises are necessary to restore function.

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Stretching is extremely beneficial for our joints, muscles and tendons. Not only do they help prepare your body work/exercises they ensure you are working at your optimum energy efficiency.

Therapeutic Massage
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Therapeutic Massage

Massage helps to remove these chemicals by improving the blood supply to the injured area so healthy nutrients are supplied to the area so healing is faster. 

Conditions we treat

Besides treatments for sports, rock climbing, workplace, and musician injuries, we provide therapeutic services for the following conditions and injuries.


  • Arthritis
  • Mallet finger
  • Fractures
  • Finger dislocations
  • Volar plate Injuries
  • PIPJ injuries
  • Trigger finger
  • Trigger thumb
  • Pulley injuries
  • Boutonniere’s & swan neck deformities


  • Carpal Tunnel syndrome
  • DeQuervain's syndrome
  • Tendonosis (repetitive stress)
  • Wrist instabilities
  • Scapholunate Ligament Injuries
  • TFCC
  • Ganglion Cysts
  • Dupuytren’s Disease (Vikings disease)
  • Fractures


  • Shoulder impingement
  • Scapular stabilisation
  • Thoracic Outlet syndrome
  • Postural correction
  • Wry neck
  • Whiplash

Nerve Injuries

  • Neuropraxias / Neuropathies
  • Nerve compression injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel syndrome
  • Cubital Tunnel syndrome
  • Complex Regional Pain syndrome
  • Guyons Canal


  • Tendon repairs
  • Nerve repairs
  • Ligament repairs
  • Amputations
  • Grafts
  • Shoulder injuries
  • TFCC repair
  • Scapholunate ligament repair
  • Joint replacements
  • Trapezectomies
  • Laterjet shoulder repair
  • ORIF / post-surgical fracture management
  • Carpal tunnel repair
  • Tendon transfers
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You do everything with your hands

We do everything to heal them

The Hands Physio has over 20 years experience in successfully treating hand and upper limb injuries by providing high-quality care, hand therapy, hand physiotherapy and hand rehabilitation.
Since our foundation by Rebecca and Stephen Farr in 1998, we have always been based on principals, not protocols. Rather than just following a universal recipe for treatment, we treat each patient according to their individual needs. We focus on tissue healing and mechanisms of injury, founded upon our expertise and knowledge of anatomy and physiology, and our team genuinely cares for each individual who walks through the front door.

  • Athletes
  • Elderly
  • Musicians
  • Work Injuries
  • New Mums
  • Children
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The Hands Physio


  • We believe people matter.
  • We believe your body has great potential to heal given the right environment.
  • We believe in challenging the status quo.
  • We believe in our empathy, expertise and skill to empower you to overcome your injury.

Excellent Telehealth Therapy

At we are now offering excellent Telehealth physiotherapy and hand therapy treatment programs.
We are operating under NSW health guidelines to keep you safe during the COVID-19 season.

Learn more about hand therapy

Get all the information you need about various hand, arm and shoulder injuries and their possible causes and treatment options. On our Blog you will find the latest news to stay up to date with .


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