The statue denotes the number of nerve endings in different parts of the body. It is clear that the hand is incredibly sensitive. Therefore any injury or surgery to the hand can lead to serious problems such as severe joint stiffness, swelling and pain.
A hand therapist can assist with emotional and psychological support, as well as with restoration of hand function. Hand therapy has a crucial role in the recovery from injury of the hand or wrist, and in the recovery from hand surgical operations. Issy (Isobel Heppenstall) and her team have looked after my patients for the last 15 years.