Liane qualified in London where she worked for a year before moving to Cape Town in South Africa.
There she worked in an orthopaedic unit for 4 years and developed an interest in hand and upper limb trauma and pathology. She joined colleagues to start the Cape Hand and Upper Limb Rehabilitation Unit working alongside specialist Hand, Shoulder and Elbow surgeons, Occupational Therapists and Clinical Nursing staff. In 2008 she gained the British Association of Hand Therapists Accreditation.
Liane specialises in the non-surgical management of disorders and injuries involving the upper limb using physical methods including exercise and splinting. She has extensive specialist knowledge and experience in the treatment/management of Trigger finger, Tendinopathies, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Arthritis of the wrist, fingers or thumb joints, Dupuytren’s disease, Finger sprains commonly from sport, Fractures involving the arm, wrist or fingers. These may be treated conservatively or may require onward referral to the network of surgeons that Liane commonly works with.
Away from physiotherapy Liane is interested in all things equine, plays racket ball and is a keen flautist and choral singer.