Hand Therapists

Alison Derbyshire

Alison has been practicing Hand Therapy for over 15 years and is the Practice Manager. Alison has a background in Vocational Rehabilitation and specializes in repetitive strain injuries, fractures and sprains and amputations.

Alison was born in Canada and emmigrated to New Zealand when she graduated from the University of Toronto and Queens University at Kingston.  Alison is married to Neil and lives in Dunedin with her two children.   The entire family is involved in competitive sports ranging from cycling to soccer, softball, springboard diving and gymnastics.

Reception & Administration


Brenda supports us Monday to Friday during school hours. When not in the office, your calls will be answered by our offsite Reception Service and we will return your call as soon as possible.

286 Princes Street, Dunedin, New Zealand