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Hand Therapy is the international, peer-reviewed journal of the British Association of Hand Therapists Ltd and official journal of the European Federation of Societies for Hand Therapy.

Print ISSN: 1758-9983
Online ISSN: 1758-9991 (online archive available from 2002 onwards)

PLEASE NOTE: BAHT members have free access to Hand Therapy journal online. If you are a member, then please click here for access.

Hand Therapy is published quarterly on behalf of BAHT by SAGE publishers.

Hand Therapy contains articles and short reports on the theory and practice of hand therapy and related fields. Suitable material is not limited to the practice of physiotherapy and occupational therapy for the hand, but includes related fields where these are a matter of interest to those in the practice of hand therapy.

Hand Therapy is seeking original article submissions for publication. Hand Therapy is aimed at hand therapists and surgeons, occupational therapists, physiotherapists and other hand specialists. You are welcome to contact the Editor if you wish to discuss your submission and seek further advice. Please refer to our ‘Submitting Manuscripts & Subscribing’ page for full information on how to submit a manuscript for publication.

Subscriptions to Hand Therapy include online access to current issues and the archive of past issues. Members of BAHT will receive the journal as part of their membership fee. BAHT members can get full-text access through the membership area.

Editorial board: click here

Guidelines for Authors: click here

Twitter Accounts of Interest 

BAHT: @BAHTHandTherapy

Sage: @sagehealthinfo

Other Journals

Other journals pertinent to hand therapy include:

Journal of Hand Therapy:

Journal of Hand Surgery:

Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery: