Helen Burfield is a Physiotherapist with a Post Graduate Diploma in Upper Limb and Hand Rehabilitation and over 30 years’ experience as a hand and upper limb therapist. She is also an Accredited Hand Therapist (as awarded by the Australian Hand Therapy Association). She lectures to Post Graduate Physiotherapists and has been the President of the Australian Hand Therapy Association.
With a focus and extensive expertise in treating the upper quadrant, Helen also treats general musculoskeletal and orthopaedic conditions.
Helen’s specific areas of expertise include:
Treatment of all hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder disorders / injuries
Custom mad splinting of hands and elbows using thermoplastics, neoprene and/or leather. Also prescription of off the shelf splints and braces.
Treatment for Tennis Elbow (lateral epicondylitis, extensor tendinosis) and Golfers Elbow (medial epicondylitis, flexor tendinosis) - Helen makes custom made rotational braces and