Adelaide Hand Therapy is an Occupational Therapy service that specialises in the rehabilitation of upper limb injuries. Established in 1986, Adelaide Hand Therapy has always had a close working relationship with Plastic and Orthopaedic Surgeons, as well as General Practitioners and other Allied Health Professionals.
Our highly qualified team consists of Belinda DeGaris, Hannah Bowley and Erica Elliot. They are highly skilled in the assessment and treatment of finger, thumb, hand, wrist and elbow injuries. All therapists have in-depth experience in treating a broad range of conditions, including post-surgical recovery, traumatic injuries, as well as chronic conditions. With a variety of international volunteering, public and private sector work and publications, the team have a unique collection of skills that can be applied and utilised to provide the highest level of care.
They are all members of the Australian Hand Therapy Association (AHTA); and proficient in the fabrication of custom-made thermoplastic orthoses (splints). Adelaide Hand Therapy is accredited to assess and treat Return to Work SA (WorkCover), motor vehicle accident and DVA patients.
Belinda, Hannah and Erica are passionate about gaining the best outcomes for their patients by using up-to-date, evidenced based practice, and participate in regular professional development. They pride themselves on providing a high quality service upon which you can rely.
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