We are a team of therapists who have spent additional time training to become proficient in the assessment and treatment of hand, wrist and arm conditions and injuries. All of our therapists have studied a university degree, and undertaken further training and experience specifically in the area of hand therapy. Our team have come from all over Australia and bring with them skills that are the best in the Riverina.

AMY – FOUNDER AND DIRECTOR

AMY – FOUNDER AND DIRECTOR

Bachelor of Allied Health (Occupational Therapy)
Master of Clinical Science (Hand and Upper Limb Therapy)
Life Member of the Australian Hand Therapy Association
Accredited Hand Therapist as awarded by the Australian Hand Therapy Association
Masters of Business Administration

Amy grew up in Tasmania and moved to Sydney to study. She worked in Sydney at RPA Hospital Hand Unit, as well as Sydney Hospital Hand Unit for several years before moving to Wagga Wagga for a tree change with her husband, Jeremy. Amy founded Riverina Hand Therapy in 2006 as a part time service, and has enjoyed providing her services to the community. Amy has dedicated her career to hand therapy and is very passionate about sharing her skills, and increasing the awareness of hand therapy across Australia. When not at work, she is pottering around at home with her children and husband, and loves a great Pinot Gris. Amy moved to Tasmania in early 2017 and travels to the practice every month.

ABBEY – OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

ABBEY – OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Bachelor of Allied Science (Occupational Therapy)
Associate of the Australian Hand Therapy Association

Abbey joined our team in January 2016, having completed a practical placement with us in 2015. Abbey has moved to Wagga from Cowra to join us. She has a strong interest in hand and upper limb injuries, and when not working in hand therapy, Abbey also works with us in our kids therapy practice. This year Abbey is training to become one of our lympheoedema therapists. Abbey is a joy to be around, and is very keen to ensure her clients acheive great outcomes.

ASHLEY - PHYSIOTHERAPIST

ASHLEY - PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sports Science)
Masters of Physiotherapy
Associate of Australian Hand Therapy Association and Certified Hand Therapist (USA)

Ashley joined our team in 2017 following her move to Wagga Wagga from Sydney for a tree change with her family. Ashley brings with her an amazing level of experience in the field of physiotherapy and has a passion to continue to develop her career in treating hand and upper limb injuries. When not at work, Ashley enjoys spending time with her husband and two young daughters. In 2018, Ashley successfully passed the USA Certificate of Hand Therapy.

BRIANA - OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

BRIANA - OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Bachelor of Allied Science (Occupational Therapy)
Associate of the Australian Hand Therapy Association

Briana joined our team in October 2018 following the completion of her Bachelor of Occupational Therapy at the Albury-Wodonga Charles Sturt University campus. Briana has a desire to problem solve and loves a challenge. She is kind natured and always ensures her client’s needs are being met. Alongside her keen interest in hand and upper limb injuries, Briana enjoys an active lifestyle and has recently taken up snowboarding.

VICTORIA - PRACTICE MANAGER

VICTORIA - PRACTICE MANAGER

Victoria joined our team in February 2015. Victoria has a medical adminstration background in her training and is currently studying an Advanced Diploma of Accounting. We love Victoria's enthusiasm to get through her work. Victoria is here to help with all your appointment needs and is a friendly face behind the front desk. When Victoria is not here, she is renovating her house, or planning other renovations! We are hoping she goes on holidays, as we think she is a bit of a workaholic!

BEC - ADMINISTRATION

BEC - ADMINISTRATION

Bec joined our team in 2016 as administration support for our after-hours clinic and we loved her skills so much that we have expanded her role. Bec works in administration and supports our clients therapists on a daily basis during our normal business hours, but also continues to run our after-hours clinic. Mother of four boys, she can multi-task like the best, and brings with her many years of retail and customer service experience.

JESS - ADMINISTRATION

JESS - ADMINISTRATION

Jess joined our administration team in early 2019 and has been a wonderful addition to our team. Jess sits at the front desk and you will see her friendly face when you come and visit for your appointment. We love the organisation, efficiency and dedication Jess brings to our workplace. She is commited to ensuring all our clients feel valued and have a great experience when they are visiting. Outside work she likes to adventure out and spend time with her little family, watching footy and catching up with friends.

 

 

Our Awards

We are very proud to have been awarded the following recognitions:

2015

Finalist, Employer of Choice, WWBC Crow Awards

Winner, Business Leader, WWBC Crow Awards and Murray-Riverina Business Awards for Amy Geach

2014

Life Membership to the Australian Hand Therapy Association awarded to our Director, Amy Geach

Highly Commended Small Business, WWBC Crow Awards

Best in Employee Culture, WWBC Crow Awards

2013

GTES Trainee of the Year awarded to Caitlin Smart

Finalist in Best in Marketing, WWBC Crow Awards

2012

Most Outstanding Business, WWBC Crow Awards

Best Small Business, WWBC Crow Awards

2010

Professional Business Woman of the Year awarded to Amy Geach, WWBC Crow Awards