Hand Therapy

Address: London, Marylebone
Broad Category:
Specialisms:
Services, therapies, and modalities:
Music / arts / performance health, Focal dystonia management, Technique / ergonomics / posture / instruments / props / equipment
Regions Covered:
London, Central London
Qualifications/registration:
BAp(Sc)OT AHT (BAHT) AMusA (Flute)
Registration, insurance and DBS checks:
This practitioner has confirmed their professional registration, insurance and DBS are up to date
Mobile:
07960 750 888 (appointments)

Specialist treatment, prevention and rehabilitation of musicians’ hand and upper limb injuries. Katherine’s clinical experience has focused on plastic and orthopaedic surgery patients with hand and upper limb injuries, burns, and rheumatological conditions. She has lectured and published widely, established two hand therapy units, worked as a research therapist and is currently performing doctoral research in the area of Focal Hand Dystonia affecting musicians. Having completed her Associate Music Diploma in Flute performance in 1997, Katherine enjoys combining her love for music and knowledge of the hand and upper limb. She has invaluable insight into life and the related pressures of being a musician.

Address: London, Finchley
Broad Category:
Specialisms:
Services, therapies, and modalities:
Music / arts / performance health, Pain management / Chronic pain, Technique / ergonomics / posture / instruments / props / equipment
Regions Covered:
London, North London
Qualifications/registration:
State Registered Occupational Therapist; RCOT; BAHT; HCPC;
Registration, insurance and DBS checks:
This practitioner has confirmed their professional registration, insurance and DBS are up to date
Website:
Mobile:
07890463195

Nicola Goldsmith is a specialist Hand Therapist who has been working in the field of trauma, orthopaedics, plastics and rheumatology since 1991. She has expertise in the management of complex hand and arm problems, musicians’ hands, arthritis, rehabilitation following trauma such as finger and wrist fractures, and working with persistent pain. Thorough assessment guides the use of manual methods of treatment for musculoskeletal issues (exercises, taping, splinting, massage etc), coping strategies and mind changing methods for pain, postural analysis, and techniques to recognise neck to fingertip connection.

Nicola is highly experienced in coordinating teams of Hand Therapists and other colleagues, managing service development for large hospital groups, teaching and clinical leadership. She works closely with Orthopaedic Hand Surgeons including BAPAM clinician, Mr Mark Phillips, and helped to establish the Musicians’ Upper Limb Clinic for BMI.

“My philosophy is to empower my patients with knowledge and skills to be able to self manage and therefore see me as little as possible!”

Nicola is registered with the HCPC and a member of the British Association of Hand Therapists.

Address: Croxley Green, Hertfordshire
Broad Category:
Services, therapies, and modalities:
Music / arts / performance health, Focal dystonia management, Technique / ergonomics / posture / instruments / props / equipment
Regions Covered:
London, North London, South East
Qualifications/registration:
Diploma COT SROT 1997, MSc Hand Therapy modules 2012-2013 Brunel
Registration, insurance and DBS checks:
This practitioner has confirmed their professional registration, insurance and DBS are up to date
Mobile:
07814 770 116

Roz Neale is a senior hand therapist and physiotherapist who sees many musicians and creative professionals with hand and upper limb conditions including pain, fractures, soft tissue injuries, nerve problems, posture related pain, focal dystonia, tendonitis, tennis elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome, hypersensitivity. Physiotherapy practice includes: managing musculoskeletal problems, occupational health advice, sports massage, and acupuncture. Experienced working as part of a multidisciplinary team including orthopaedic hand and upper limb surgeons and other clinicians.

Remote virtual consultations for patients or face to face appointments are available at her private practice in Croxley Green, Hertfordshire. Roz also provides NHS care at Northwick Park Hospital (Hands and Orthopaedics).