Helen Pratt - Specialist Hand Therapist

Helen Pratt

BSc (OT), BAHT
Specialist Hand Therapist

Specialities

Full range of rehabilitation techniques for orthopaedic and soft-tissue surgery and/or trauma.
Specialist interest in tendon repair and innovative splint designs.

Current posts

Hand Therapy Specialist: Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

Training, Qualifications and Experience

Qualified: 2008, Oxford Brookes
British Association of Hand Therapist Accreditation: Level 1 (2010)
Courses: Wrist injuries, Southampton
Experience: 2 years as an Occupational Therapist with an interest in hands
2010 to present as a Hand Therapy specialist

Professional Interests

Local Service Development:
Rehabilitation regimes following extensor tendon injuries.
Teaching: Trainee student therapists.

Personal Interests

Helen is a local trampoline coach and also enjoys keeping fit playing rugby and horse riding.
After a busy day she also unwinds by knitting.