(08) 9324 2881 17 Colin Street, West Perth
Weekdays 8am - 6pm, Saturday 8am - 1pm

Welcome

30+ years experience in Occupational Therapy

We are a group of Occupational Therapists with Cathy Thomas as Director who all have expertise in the treatment and rehabilitation of the hand and upper limb.

Cathy Thomas has over 30 years’ experience as an Occupational Therapist in the field of Hand Therapy. Cathy is a Full Member of the Australian Hand Therapy Association and has completed her Post Graduate Diploma in Hand and Upper Limb Rehabilitation. She and her team have presented at numerous hand therapy conferences and published in the American Hand Therapy Journal, as well as receiving numerous awards for recognition of practice in the field of hand therapy. In October 2016, Cathy was honoured with a “Pioneers Award” by the Health Minister the Hon. John Day MLA at the WA Occupational Therapy awards ceremony.

Our referrals come from Surgeons, GPs, Physiotherapists and others, however, you do not specifically require a referral to be seen by us. Specialised Hand Therapy Services look forward to assisting you with your hand or upper limb related problem.

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CLINIC LOCATIONS

We operate from locations in metropolitan Perth and country…

DOCTOR REFERRALS

Our referrals come from Surgeons, GPs, Physiotherapists and others…

OUR THERAPISTS

Expertise in the treatment and rehabilitation of the hand and upper limb…

OPENING HOURS

Monday-Friday
8am – 6pm
Saturday
8am – 1pm

Service Areas

How we can help
  • Fractures/dislocations
  • Fractures post surgery/fixation
  • Minimally/Non-displaced Fractures
  • Mallet Finger Injuries
  • Nerve injuries & repairs
  • Boutonniere finger injuries
  • Volar Plate, Collateral Ligament injuries
  • Gamekeepers Thumb
  • Elbow injuries, fractures & dislocations
  • Nail Bed injuries
  • Crush Hand Injuries
  • Soft Tissue Hand Injuries
  • Tendon injuries & repairs
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Post Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Trigger Finger
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • De Quervain’s, Tendinitis, Tenosynovitis
  • Arthritis fingers, thumb, hand & wrist
  • Pain, Myofascial and Overuse conditions
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture
  • Sport injuries & guards
  • Wrist injuries & pain

Our staff

Meet the team
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Alva Howard
B Sc (OT), Certified Hand Therapist (USA), Accredited Hand Therapist (as awarded by the Australian Hand Therapy Association)
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Amanda Heenan
B Sc (OT), Accredited Hand Therapist (as awarded by Australian Hand Therapy Association)

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Angela Chew
B Sc (OT), Masters Cl Sc (Hand & Upper Limb Rehab)



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Cathy Thomas
B App Sc (OT), P. Grad Dip Hand & Upper Limb Rehab (Hons), Accredited Hand Therapist (as awarded by Australian Hand Therapy Association)
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Emma Mill
B App Sc (OT), Masters Cl Sc (Hand & Upper Limb Rehab)



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Farida Littlemore
B App Sc (OT), Masters Cl Sc (Hand & Upper Limb Rehab), Accredited Hand Therapist (as awarded by the Australian Hand Therapy Association)
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Helen Rennie
B App Sc (OT)




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Janine Andel
B App Sc (OT)




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Jessica Chan
B Sc (OT), Certified Hand Therapist (USA), Accredited Hand Therapist (as awarded by the Australian Hand Therapy Association)
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Jessica Mirabile
Masters OT, Accredited Hand Therapist (as awarded by the Australian Hand Therapy Association)

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Lauren Irvine
B Sc (OT)




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Lindsay Cuthbert
B App Sc (OT)




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Lisa Browne
B Sc (OT), Certified Hand Therapist (USA), Accredited Hand Therapist (as awarded by the Australian Hand Therapy Association)
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Melanie Kidd
B Sc (OT)




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Michelle Ericsson
B App Sc (OT), Accredited Hand Therapist (as awarded by the Australian Hand Therapy Association)

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Nicole Myrland
B Sc (OT)




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Paula O'Connor
B SC (OT), Accredited Hand Therapist (as awarded by the Australian Hand Therapy Association)

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Roisin Steadman
B Sc (OT), Accredited Hand Therapist (as awarded by the Australian Hand Therapy Association)

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Ruth Matzelle
B Sc (OT), Accredited Hand Therapist (as awarded by the Australian Hand Therapy Association)

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Taryn Post
Masters OT, Certified Hand Therapist (USA), Accredited Hand Therapist (as awarded by the Australian Hand Therapy Association)
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Tasha Forbes
Masters OT, Certified Hand Therapist (USA), Accredited Hand Therapist (as awarded by the Australian Hand Therapy Association)

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