Sarah Te Whare

Drury Clinic

Physiotherapist & Reg. Hand Therapist

Sarah qualified in 1988 from St Mary’s School of Physiotherapy in London. After graduating she worked for four years at Central Middlesex hospital in London and part-time for Feltham football club.

In 1993 Sarah travelled to New Zealand and began work at Waitakere hospital where she was first introduced to hand therapy. After taking time off to start a family she returned as a part-time hand therapist and became a Registered New Zealand Hand Therapist in 2001. She served on the NZAHT exec as secretary and has been involved with examining on the Hand and Upper Limb Training programme at AUT. Sarah joined the Hands On Rehab team in December 2018.

Sarah continues to be passionate about hand therapy and enjoys the variety of conditions seen in the hand clinic. She loves the challenge and creativity involved in designing and making customised splints, particularly for multi trauma patients.

When not at work Sarah is kept busy with her family. She enjoys running, cycling and swimming whenever she gets the chance!