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Helene Boonin BSc(Hons) DipCOT

Helene Boonin; Occupational Therapy Services

*I am an Occupational Therapist with over 30 years experience in the assessment and rehabilitation of individuals with a variety of Upper limb conditions including Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Brachial Plexus Injury, Congenital Deformities, Acute Trauma, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and Orthopaedics. I have had extensive experience in Thermoplastic splinting, performing Functional Capacity Evaluations, Hand Assessments and Workplace Assessments. I currently offer my services in a weekly clinic at the Spire Hospital, Leeds. I am also able to see clients at the Leeds Nuffield Hospital, the Elland Spire Hospital or in the client's own home. My main specialist areas are as follows: Splinting: I offer a specialised Thermoplastic splinting service The splints are custom-made and can be provided for a number of different purposes such as protection, preventing contractures, following surgical intervention, supporting weakened joints, resting swollen or arthritic limbs or improving function. Hand Therapy: Following a detailed upper limb assessment, a tailored programme of Hand therapy exercises and rehabilitation can be provided to improve range of movement, grip strength and function. I am able to provide specialist equipment to aid independence. I also provide Scar Management and Desensitization. Joint Protection: I am able to offer expert advice on joint protection techniques for all Rheumatalogical conditions. Clinical skills are maintained by regularly attending courses, conferences, in-service training and through membership of my professional association.

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BSc(Hons) DipCOT

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Phone: 07808 216580

Email: [email protected]




  • Practical strategies/treatment to overcome daily challenges caused by illness, accident, recent diagnosis or ageing.
  • Hand Therapy expertise
  • Trauma & Orthopedics expertise
  • Ergonomic Assessment/industrial/office/vehicle seating/equipment advice
  • Case management after a catastrophic injury
  • Expert witness assessment/reports

Contact Helene Boonin