• Hand Therapist

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    hand therapist at IN-Balance

    Meet Lara Griffiths Resident

    Hand Therapist

    Lara has 20 years of experience in the practice of hand therapy. She graduated from the University of Sydney in 1997 and commenced her hand therapy career right away. Lara gained her early experience in one of Sydney’s large teaching hospitals before moving to the USA in 1999. She attained the qualification of Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) in 2003 and Accredited Hand Therapist (AHT) in 2018.


    Lara has worked in a variety of private clinics in Sydney gaining valuable knowledge and experience from very experienced therapists and surgeons along the way, before relocating to Tasmania in 2013. Lara has been providing hand therapy services with Inbalance since August, 2017. Lara is the current President of the Australian Hand therapy Association and is grateful for the opportunity to be part of the growth and recognition of hand therapy in Australia.


    Bachelor of Science (Occupational Therapy) University of Sydney

    Member of Australian Association of Occupational Therapists


    How Lara can help you!

    A hand therapist has completed additional training to gain expertise in the management of hand, wrist, and arm problems. The hand in particular is a very complex structure with lots of intricate levers and pulleys.


    Lara Griffith our hand therapist is an Occupational therapist who liaises closely with your doctor, surgeon, employer, rehabilitation provider and other allied health professionals to ensure you receive the best possible treatment for your condition.


    hand therapist at IN-Balance

    Common Hand Problems Include

    • Carpal tunnel
    • De Quervain's tenosynovitis
    • Dupuytren’s
    • Dislocations
    • Nerve injuries
    • Painful joints
    • Arthritis
    • Scars
    • Post traumatic stiffness
    • Mallet finger
    • Trigger finger
    • Epicondylitis (golfers or tennis elbow)
    • Post operative management
    • Sporting injuries
    hand therapist at IN-Balance


    • Education
    • Wound care
    • Scar care
    • Desensitisation
    • Massage
    • Exercises
    • Swelling control
    • Splinting for forearms, wrists, hands and fingers
    • Casting
    • Strengthening programs
    • Return to work advice​
    hand therapist at IN-Balance

    Private Consult Pricing

    • Initial Consult $95
    • Standard Consult $87
    • Short Consult. $60
  • Private bookings can be made online

    If you are an MAIB or Workers Comp or Insurance Client please call (03) 63344766