Elsabé Du Preez

Albany Clinic

Occupational Therapist & Registered Hand Therapist

BOccTher, PGD Hand Therapy

Elsabé graduated from the University of Pretoria (South Africa) in 2005 with a Bachelors of Occupational Therapy. She worked in Spinal, Vocational, Neurological, Medical Rehabilitation as well as Hand Therapy in both private and public hospital settings after graduation. In 2009 Elsabé then completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Hand Therapy at the University of Pretoria in 2009. Choosing to emigrate to NZ in 2012 Elsabé took a full-time role as Hand Therapist at the Hawke's Bay DHB.

In September 2017 she joined Hands On Rehabilitation at our Albany clinic.

Elsabé has expertise and a special interest in upper limb splinting, rehabilitation following complex hand trauma, elective hand surgery and working with people suffering from persistent hand pain.