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Michelle Cabay

Qualifications: BSc Occupational Therapy, Post Graduate Certificate in Hand Therapy

Role: Clinical Specialist Hand Therapist

Profile

I qualified as an Occupational Therapist in 1999 with the degree in Occupational Therapy from Fatima Medical Science Foundation Inc (Philippines). I have worked in a specialist paediatric unit and geriatric neurological rehabilitation unit for three years prior to moving to the UK. I am a state registered Occupational Therapist under the Health Professions Council (HPC) and a member of the British Association of Occupational Therapist (BAOT) and British Association of Hand Therapists (BAHT). I started specialising in Hand Therapy in 2004 and I was recognized as an Accredited Hand Therapist back in 2012. I have over 15 years of experience in hand therapy in both NHS and the Private sector and am currently practicing as a Clinical Specialist in Hand Therapy at Northwick Park Hospital.

I was awarded a post graduate certificate in Hand Therapy from the University of Derby and completed various specialist hand therapy training both in the UK and the United States.

I have developed specialist knowledge in the following areas:

  • Wrist and Hand Fractures
  • Wrist and Hand Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Wrist and Hand Joint Injuries
  • Post surgical wrist and hand conditions
  • Tendon Injuries Nerve
  • Injuries Rheumatology
  • Hypermobility Syndrome (Ehlers-danlos syndrome)
  • Bespoke splinting

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