Adelaide Hand & Upper Limb Physiotherapy

Phone: 0417 826 595
Fax: 08 8231 3969
Contact: Helen Burfield

Adelaide Hand & Upper Limb Physiotherapy

Helen Burfield – Physiotherapist

Professional Profile

Helen Burfield is a Physiotherapist with a Post Graduate Diploma in Hand and Upper Limb Rehabilitation and over 30 years’ experience as a hand and upper limb therapist.  She has been the President of the Australian Hand Therapy Association and lectures to Masters students on hand and wrist conditions.

Helen’s specific areas of expertise include:

Treatment of all hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder disorders/injuries. Cervical and Thoracic outlet and upper limb neural complaints.

Custom made splints for hands and elbows using thermoplastics, neoprene and/or leather as well as prescription of off the shelf splints. Ergonomic advice and exercise prescription for all upper limb and neck conditions.

She has a particular interest in treating Tennis or Golfer’s Elbow (also called lateral / medial epicondylitis /extensor or flexor tendinosis) for which she makes custom made rotational braces and uses new techniques in treating these often stubborn conditions.

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Helen currently consults from Summit Health Centre every Thursday morning.

Helen Burfield

Adelaide Hand & Upper Limb Physiotherapy