Burns and plastics - Therapy services

Within our Burns and Plastic Surgery department we have specialist physiotherapists and occupational therapists who work alongside a highly skilled multidisciplinary team to provide a high standard of care.

Our roles include:

  • Mobility assessments and provision of walking aids.
  • Provision of exercises to maintain/improve range of movement and muscle strength.
  • Breathing exercises following surgery.
  • Splinting for complex hand injuries/ for the prevention of burn contractures
  • Specialist Scar Management service
  • Provision of pressure garments following surgery.
  • Activities of daily living assessment to facilitate safe and timely ward discharge
  • Referral to appropriate outpatient services as required on discharge.