Emma has over 10 years experience as a Hand Therapist. She graduated from AUT in 2002 with a Bachelor of Health Science (Occupational Therapy). She worked in Paediatrics and Vocational Rehabilitation before heading off to work in the UK for a year. On her return to NZ, Emma worked in the Burns and Surgical wards at Middlemore Hospital where her passion for treating hand injuries began. Emma started working in private practice in 2008 and completed her Post Graduate Diploma in Rehabilitation in 2015.
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Laura graduated as a Physiotherapist from AUT in 2010. From here she worked at Sydney’s leading Royal North Shore Hospital and Macquarie University Hospital gaining valuable knowledge across many aspects of Physiotherapy.
Early in her career, Laura developed a love for trauma, burns, orthopaedics and neurological rehabilitation and whilst living abroad Laura completed her Hand Therapy training.
Laura returned to NZ in 2013 and has worked in Hand Therapy ever since. She went on to complete her Post Graduate Certificate and is actively involved in pursuing further education, along with executive committee duties for the Hand Therapy of NZ Association.» View details
Nikki completed her Bachelor of Health Science (Physiotherapy) at AUT in 2003 and joined the Allied Health team at Middlemore Hospital, where she found her niche in Hand Therapy. She spent four years working in Hand Therapy at London’s Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and gained extensive experience in the management of traumatic and acquired conditions of the hand and upper limb. Since her return to New Zealand in 2011 Nikki has worked in private practice. Her special interests include acute hand and wrist trauma, fracture management and sports injuries. She loves working with her clients to help them achieve their functional goals – whatever they may be!» View details