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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Oxford Gait Laboratory

Coronavirus / COVID-19

If you have a new continuous cough, a high temperature, or a loss or change to your sense of taste or smell, do not come to our hospitals. Follow the national advice.

Please find information on our services and visiting restrictions in our COVID-19 section.

Patients and visitors must wear a face covering in our hospitals.

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Visiting the lab

A child plays with a bead braceletOn arrival at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, patients should report to the Tebbit Centre reception (the first building on the right-hand side as you approach the hospital from the main entrance).

Patients need to bring a sleeveless top and any hand or wrist splints they are currently using.

The upper limb analysis procedure involves

  • clinical assessment - a clinician will assess the joints and muscles in both arms and hands
  • video assessment while performing different tasks or
  • video assessment of a play session.

The whole process will take approximately one hour.

Please also visit our children's upper limb assessment page.