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Wound and scar management

Following surgery to your hand/upper limb, management of your wound and swelling is key to minimising scar tissue formation. Our therapists liaise closely with your surgeon regarding your specific wound care needs and are experienced with wound dressings, oedema care and timely removal of sutures. Scar tissue formation is the normal collection of cells and collagen that cover an area of injured tissue. Scar tissue formation can be remodelled and minimised through various modalities including compression therapy (compression bandaging or garments), massage, silicone gel treatment, ultrasound or splinting the provide prolonged stretch to prevent joint contractures.