Karen Ritchie

Occupational Therapist, Hand Therapist

Karen is an Occupational Therapist with over 28 years’ experience, having graduated in 1989. Karen has extensive experience in the treatment of hand and upper limb injuries and also has an interest in burns and plastic surgery rehabilitation through her time working at St Vincent’s and Concord Hospitals before transferring to the private sector.

Karen is an Accredited Member of the Hand Therapy Association and works exclusively in the area of Hand Therapy.

Her areas of expertise include acute hand trauma care and post hand surgical rehabilitation, and hand splinting.

Karen is here Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.


  • B.App.Sc. (Occupational Therapy)


  • Hand Therapy
  • Burns and Plastic Surgery Rehabilitation
  • Handwriting assessment