Anderson Hand Therapy has been involved in research projects since it began. We believe we have an obligation to our patients to be seen to be ensuring that they receive the best available and most up to date treatment. Hamish has presented at many conferences, at a local, national, and international level. He is available for presentations to your organisation on a range of topics related to hand and upper limb injury and management.
2020 - Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand / Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for Hand Therapy Triennial Conference, Melbourne, Australia. Invited Speaker: "Rehabilitation of Hand Injury in the Elite Athlete".
2018 - Australian Hand Therapy Association national conference, Melbourne, Australia. Paper presentation "Sesamoid fractures of the thumb; rare but real."
2017-current - Introduction to Hand Therapy. Australian Hand Therapy Association course presenter.
2016 - International Federation of Societies for Hand Therapy Triennial Conference, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Paper presentation “Rehabilitation of scapho-lunate injuries – the Dart Thrower's Orthosis”.
2016 - Upper Limb Sports Injury Symposium; Wrist Injury and the Athlete.
2015 - Australian Hand Therapy Association national conference, Perth, Australia. Invited speaker, "Sporting Injury and the Hand".
2014-current - Introduction to Orthotics. Australian Hand Therapy Association course presenter.
2010 - International Federation of Societies for Hand Therapy Triennial Conference, Orlando, USA. (Invited panel member on the management of wrist injuries. Paper presentation “Rehabilitation of scapho-lunate injuries – training and splinting in practice”.)
2009 - Australian Hand Therapy Association annual conference, Brisbane QLD. (Panel member on management of wrist injuries and the ‘dart-throwers’ motion.)
2009 - Australian Hand Therapy Association annual conference, Brisbane QLD. (paper presentation, ‘Management of ECU tendon injuries in elite tennis players.”)
2007 - Victorian Hand Surgery Society, Melbourne, Vic, Australia. (paper presentation: Scapho-lunate post-operative splinting encouraging protected motion in a multi-planar trajectory)
2007 - International Hand Therapy / Surgery Conference, Sydney, NSW, Australia. (paper presentation: Functional results of finger replantation)
2006 - Football Australasia Sports-Medicine Conference, Melbourne, Vic, Australia (workshop presentation: Splinting finger injuries in Australian Rules Football).
Current Research / Papers
Early unprotected return to sport after metacarpal fixation in professional athletes. Yalizis, Anderson, Couzens, & Hoy, Bone & Joint Journal, Oct 2017.
Wrist Pain; Hand & Finger Injuries. Book chapters co-authored with Mr Greg Hoy in Clinical Sports Medicine, eds Brukner & Khan, 5th Ed., Nov 2016.
Orthotic intervention incorporating the dart-throwers motion as part of conservative management for scapho-lunate injury. Anderson, Hoy. Journal of Hand Therapy, Mar 2016
Hand and wrist injuries in Australian Rules Football. An audit currently being prepared for publication in association with Mr Greg Hoy and Mr Jason Harvey.
Management of Scapho-lunate Injuries: A review of current thinking
Article written for Sports Physio magazine (Australian Physiotherapy Association), published April 2011. Also published in Australian Hand Therapy journal August 2011.
Radio-collateral Injuries of the Thumb in Australian Rules Football.
Research project with Mr. Greg Hoy & Dr. Tracy Peters
Dupuytren’s Disease; the Unkindest Cut?
Article written for Australian Hand Therapy Journal and winner of best article in 2007.
Measuring hand / finger motion and grip strength in the golf swing.
Research project in development with Mr Greg Hoy, orthopaedic / hand surgeon.
Poster presentation at the 2003 Football Australasia conference.