Occupational Therapy

078 195 8616

arhandtherapy@gmail.com

 

 

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Anychia Ramracheya graduated from UKZN in 2016 and served her community service at Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital. She went on to work at an established hand therapy practice for 3 and a half years where she gained invaluable experience in treating hand and upper limb conditions, working closely with orthopaedic and plastic surgeons, as well as neurologists.

She has furthered her studies in the management of the stiff hand through casting, kinesiology taping for the upper limb, and is currently enrolled in the Virtual Hand to Shoulder fellowship, run by Dr Mirella Deisher, in preparation for her certified hand therapist exam in 2022. 

Areas of interest

  • Splinting and treatment of hand and upper limb injuries and conditions, including fractures, muscle and joint injuries.
  • Pre-operative, post-operative and conservative treatment for hand to shoulder conditions.
  • Sports related injuries to the upper limb.
  • Treatment of the stiff hand.
  • Kinesiotaping of the upper limb.
  • Arthritis of the hands.
  • Wound care after injury to the upper limb.
  • Oedema and lymphoedema management.
  • Scar management.
  • Rehabilitation after strokes and spinal cord injuries.