Camberwell Hand Rehab
Individualised Hand therapy Rehabilitation for all upper limb injuries. We specialise in finger, hand, wrist, forearm, elbow and upper limb rehabilitation.
The hands are one of the most complex parts of the body and vital to our quality of life.
We take a holistic approach and work with GPs, surgeons, employers, physiotherapists, strength and conditioning coaches and trainers to provide written reports on assessment and progress.
We treat you for your lifestyle, not change your lifestyle to fit around our treatment plans!
Kate understands doing what you love is important to you and wants to get you back to doing all those things.
She is an Accredited Hand Therapist and upper limb Physiotherapist. She has been a Full Member of the Australian Hand Therapy Association for over 15 years.
A graduate of Melbourne University (B Phys Hons), Kate has worked in private practice for over 20 years.
Kate is proactive in staying up to date on hand therapy education. She consistently attends SIG meetings as well as National Hand Therapy conferences. In 2019, Kate was involved in the presentation and assessment for course development for the AHTA wrist course. Kate currently serves on the AHTA Public Health working group taskforce.
Her experience includes working at St Vincent’s Public Hospital, in the Hand Therapy Unit. Kate works closely with surgeons and other practitioners on trauma and post-operative cases. This gives her great insight into best practice and leading industry treatments.
Our treatment options are based on individual lifestyle requirements and can include:
· Custom made Splints
· Pain Management (CRPS)
· Fractures, sprains and strain management
· Oedema/ swelling management
· Soft tissue Massage
· Ergonomic advice
· Post Operative wound management
· Return to Work Planning and Certification
· Workplace Assessments (by arrangement)
· Nursing home visits (by prior arrangement)