B. OT, Mst Health Science (Ed), Accredited Hand Therapist (As awarded by the Australian Hand Therapy Association), Practitioner in Hand Therapy
A member of the Central Victorian Hand Therapy team since 2012, Susie graduated from Occupational Therapy at Deakin University in 2005. She developed an interest in hand therapy during the rotational program in Melbourne, and since moving to Bendigo in 2007 has continued to build specific skills and experience as a hand therapist. Susie’s interests in hand therapy include complex fractures particularly fingers, tendon and nerve injuries, burns and scar management and oedema management.
Susie travelled overseas in 2010-2011 and worked in London as a hand therapist, gaining additional experience with treating complex fractures, acute tendon repairs and paediatric hand injuries including burns and scar management. Susie has a strong interest in teaching and completed her Master’s degree in Health Science (education) in 2009-2011. Susie also has additional qualifications as an advanced lymphoedema practitioner. Susie gained full membership status in the Australian Hand Therapy Association in 2015.
Susie is currently on maternity leave, and we look forward to her return in the near future.
At Central Victorian Hand Therapy, our qualified hand therapists are here to help you overcome, recover and achieve the best possible outcome after any hand, wrist, or elbow condition. We will undertake a comprehensive assessment of your injury or condition, and work with you to design the optimal treatment plan to allow you to achieve your rehabilitation goals.