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Hand Therapy

Angela Hardy

Angela Hardy BHSc (Physio)

Angela graduated from Auckland University of technology in 2000 with a Bachelor of Health Science in Physiotherapy. In the two years that followed, she worked at Middelmore Hospital in a variety of areas, and having developed a passion for Hands, became a senior therapist working in both Hand Therapy and Burns & Plastics.

Since then she travelled abroad and had the opportunity to work in England - enjoying positions as a Hand Therapist at both Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London and St Andrew's Hospital in Essex.

Since 2003 Angela has held a Hand Therapist position with a private clinic on the North Shore and more recently moved to a private clinic on the Hibiscus Coast. She has now joined the team at Coast Hands and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in Hand therapy with her.


Pete melvin

Peter Melvin (Principal) Dip Phty, Dip MT

Peter the Principal of coast Physio +Hands has over 25 years Sports and Spinal Physiotherapy experience and in the last five years has specialised in Hand therapy, with assessment treatment of any functional loss or injury of the elbow/ wrist/ thumb and fingers. In particularly fracture management and sports injuries.

We work closely with Hand surgeons and the Urgent Care Doctor to ensure an optimum result for you injury and post surgical management.

OA thumb, De Quervain syndrome, Tennis elbow are also commonly treated. Splinting and braces are provided. With onsite xray facilities and communication with your GP you can book your initial visit ( both ACC or Private ) with us without a referral.


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