Neil graduated from Otago Polytechnic with a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy in 2011. He worked in vocational rehabilitation for several years, before completing his Postgraduate study in hand therapy in 2014 and became fully registered in 2016. Since then he has worked as a hand therapist in private practice. Neil takes a holistic approach to patient care and enjoys helping patients meet their rehabilitation goals. He also has an interest in massage therapy and has gained additional qualifications in this area.
Neil has appointments available at the Rolleston and Wigram branches.
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Wendy graduated from Auckland University of Technology with a Bachelor of Health Science in Physiotherapy (NZ) in 2011 and has additional qualifications in sports and exercise science. Wendy has a background in both hospital and private practice physiotherapy. She is passionate about health and fitness being an enthusiastic runner and cyclist. She joined the In Touch Hand Therapy team in 2019 and is currently completing a Postgraduate Hand and Upper Limb Training Programme through Auckland University of Technology.
Wendy is an Associate Hand Therapist and has appointments in our Wigram branch. View details »
Karyn is an experienced physiotherapist and registered hand therapist having specialised in hand therapy since 2008. In her career of 25 years she has gained broad experience of orthopaedic and sports physiotherapy in private practice and hospitals in New Zealand and the UK. Karyn has post-graduate training in manipulative therapy and acupuncture, been a physiotherapy tutor and musculoskeletal clinical specialist in a UK orthopaedics department. Her particular interest in hand therapy is in sports injuries, fracture and post-surgery management. Karyn likes to empower patients to take control of their upper limb injury through a thorough understanding of their condition and how to manage it – particularly by using effective exercises and comfortable splints.
Karyn and Alison have worked in partnership since 2014 growing In Touch Hand Therapy with the aim of providing high quality and expert care of all patients with upper limb problems.
Karyn has appointments available at the Rolleston and Lincoln branches.
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