Hand Therapy is the specialised rehabilitation of the upper limb performed by Occupational Therapists or Physiotherapists. Sunshine Coast Hand Therapists are committed to best and latest therapies to achieve return to a productive lifestyle.
Principal Therapist Profile
Emma graduated in 2015 from University of the Sunshine Coast with a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy. Prior to working in hand therapy, she was working along-side osteopaths, acupuncturists, and naturopaths in private practice as a remedial therapist after completing a Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science in 2002 at USC. She is enjoying gaining knowledge in all areas of hand therapy from continuing education courses as well as being mentored by her Sunshine Coast Hand Therapy colleagues.
Kim has extensive post graduate education and continues to stay current with the latest methods though her professional group membership and attendance of continuing education.
Kim has years of experience working with a variety of Musculoskeletal Injuries. She has worked in the USA as well as Australia as a physiotherapist. She has previously been an owner/director of physiotherapy clinics in Hawaii, and NSW.
She has also worked with preprofessional and professional dancers In Sydney.
She has treated many non surgical and surgical shoulders in her physiotherapy career. Treating clients with rotator cuff tendinopathy, rotator cuff tears post op, shoulder dislocations, and AC separation.
Her knowledge in treating the spine and nervous system is advantageous for treatment of carpal tunnel, cubital tunnel pain syndromes, and all upper limb neural pain.
She has extensive experience in treatment of tendinopathies of the Upper limb. Examples of these tendonopathies are tennis elbow, golfers elbow, DeQuervian’s Syndrome ( thumb tendonopathies) and trigger finger.
She also has extensive experience in management of osteoarthritis of the hand.
Kim enjoys staying active with bike riding, hiking and dancing.