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Welcome to The Cape Hand Clinic - Desensitization Services

At our physiotherapy clinic in Cape Town, we are dedicated to providing professional and effective desensitization services. Our team of experienced physiotherapists specializes in desensitization techniques to help individuals overcome sensory sensitivities and improve their overall well-being.

What is Desensitization?

Desensitization is a therapeutic process that aims to reduce or eliminate hypersensitivity to certain stimuli. It is commonly used to address sensory processing disorders, chronic pain conditions, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). By gradually exposing individuals to the triggering stimuli in a controlled and supportive environment, desensitization helps retrain the nervous system’s response and promote healthier reactions.

Professional Expertise and Care

At our clinic, we take pride in the professionalism and expertise of our physiotherapists. They are highly skilled in implementing desensitization protocols and have extensive experience working with individuals of all ages and backgrounds. Our team understands the unique challenges associated with sensory sensitivities, and they are committed to providing compassionate and effective care to help you achieve your goals.

Individualized Treatment Approach

We believe in the power of individualized care. Our physiotherapists will conduct a thorough assessment to understand your specific needs and develop a personalized desensitization plan. They will work closely with you to establish treatment goals, monitor progress, and make necessary adjustments along the way. Our collaborative approach ensures that you receive the most tailored and effective desensitization interventions.

Take the First Step Towards Sensory Well-being

Safety and Precautions

Your safety and well-being are our top priorities. During desensitization sessions, our physiotherapists take meticulous care to create a controlled environment that minimizes any potential distress. They closely monitor your comfort levels and adjust the intensity and duration of exposure accordingly. We prioritize open communication, so you can openly share your concerns and feedback throughout the process.

Affordable and Accessible Services

We understand the importance of making healthcare services accessible to everyone. Our desensitization services are offered at affordable rates, ensuring that individuals in need can benefit from this specialized therapy. We also work with insurance providers to maximize coverage and minimize out-of-pocket expenses.

Take the First Step Towards Sensory Well-being

If you or your loved one is seeking effective desensitization therapy in Cape Town, our clinic is here to help. We are committed to improving your quality of life by addressing sensory sensitivities and promoting a healthier response to triggering stimuli. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and begin your journey towards sensory well-being.

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Why Choose Us

“Each of our clients is unique and their treatment needs may differ. That’s why we take an individual approach to understanding the specific needs and goals of each of our clients. We customize treatment plans to suit our clients’ needs..”

Nureesah Hendricks

frequently asked questions

Do you have any questions?


We consult Mondays to Fridays from 8am to 5pm. In case of an emergency, special arrangements can be made on weekends and after hours.

Hand injuries will require a 30 minute session which includes assessment and treatment. Shoulder, back and neck injuries/pain will require a 1 hour session.

No, you can schedule an appointment without a refferal. We are first line practioners and are able to diganose your condition. Furthermore, we have orthopedic upper limb specialists on site which will enable effective medical management. 

In general, we charge for the physiotherapy modalities used in your session. The cost of your session may vary depending on the treatment required on the day. You are welcome to contact us for a quote.

We charge medical aid rates; however, we are a cash based practice and accept payment on the day. You are welcome to submit your physiotherapy invoice to your medical aid for reinbursement.

Yes, you can pay with all major cards except "American Express".

Our practice is POPI Act complaint. Please refer to our POPI guide.

Bussiness Hours

Monday 08:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuesday 08:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Wednesday 08:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Thursday 08:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday 08:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday CLOSED