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Clinic at the Royal Children's Hospital

Scar is a part of typical wound healing. However, sometimes scar may become a problem when it restricts movement, feels painful/itchy or impacts upon a person’s ability to participate in self-care, school, work or leisure activities. Scar management may include:

  • Silicon Therapy
  • Massage
  • Desensitisation
  • Splinting
  • Compression Therapy
  • Cryotherapy

The following practitioners at CPMG have particular expertise in scar management in children and adolescents:

Simone is the principal therapist of Melbourne Children’s Hand Therapy. She is an Occupational Therapist specialising in Paediatric Hand Therapy. Simone has an 18-year association with the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, providing upper-limb programs to support children and young persons to participate in everyday activities in educational, community and home environments.

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