Deane Bell

Hand Therapy & Scar Therapy

Bachelor of Health Science in Occupational Therapy

Located in Cambridge & Morrinsville

Deane Bell is an experienced Hand Therapist and Scar Therapist, with 15+ years' experience treating a range of acute and chronic conditions.

Deane holds a Bachelor of Health Science in Occupational Therapy (AUT) and has wide experience across the field of rehabilitation, including orthopaedics, child development and out-patient rehabilitation.

Prior to joining the Align Health team, Deane spent 10 years in the Hands, Burns and Scar Management team at Waikato DHB, where she was a Senior Therapist in the Burns & Scars team.

Deane works closely with local plastic and orthopaedic surgeons to treat clients with a range of upper limb conditions including acute trauma (e.g. fractures, dislocations), nerve conditions (e.g. carpal tunnel) , post-operative care and overuse and pain conditions (e.g. tennis and golfers’ elbow, De Quervains).

Deane is an expert in the field of Burns & Scars management. She helps clients seeking to regain mobility and function and improve the aesthetic appearance of burns and scars following accidents or surgery.  

To achieve optimal healing for your wound or scar, or for help with the treatment of a new or existing hand injury - book an appointment to see Deane.