Therapists

For a quality service, experienced hand therapists at Innovative Hand Therapy & Scar Management are committed to professional education and ongoing training in upper limb anatomy and rehabilitation.

Fiona Moate


Bachelor Occupational Therapy La Trobe University Melbourne
Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) USA

Fiona is an Occupational Therapist with over 20 years of experience working in Hand Therapy in both public and private Hand Therapy settings.

Fiona is a Certified Hand Therapist, a world recognised credential demonstrating a high standard of competency to offer patients quality care and the best possible outcome.

Fiona is also an Accredited Hand Therapist as awarded through the Australian Hand Therapy Association.

Fiona’s professional interests include management of tendon injuries. Fiona has presented at various professional events over the years and has published two journal articles relating to Hand Therapy. Fiona is committed to providing quality care and keeping up to date with evidence based practice.

Adele Stagliano


Bachelor Occupational Therapy La Trobe University Melbourne

Adele is an Occupational Therapist, with over 10 years of experience working in Hand Therapy in both public and private Hand Therapy settings.

Adele is an Associate member of the Australian Hand Therapy Association.

Adele’s professional interests include complex finger dislocation joint injuries, tendon injury and complex fracture management.

Adele has had first ‘hand’ experience in dislocating a finger playing basketball, managing the condition and returning to sports when possible.

Adele is passionate about learning and committed to ongoing professional education in hand rehabilitation.

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