Hand Therapy Team


Our staff at Hand Therapy Associates in Sydney are a small team of talented professionals with a wide range of skills and experience. We love what we do, and we do it with passion. We look forward to working with you.

Our hand & upper limb experts are clinicians with expertise in specific areas

Trauma of the Hand | Complex Splinting | Soft Tissue Injuries

Hand Therapy staff are

  • Certified Hand Therapists (USA)
  • Accredited Hand Therapists as awarded by the Australian Hand Therapy Association &
  • Members of the Australian Physiotherapy Association.

Ray Jongs

Practice Principal
BaAppSci (Physiotherapy) | MPhil (USyd)
Certified Hand Therapist (USA)
Accredited Hand Therapist (as awarded by the Australian Hand Therapy Association)

Ray Jongs graduated from the University of Sydney in 1998. Ray has had a passion for hand therapy since graduating and has been the Clinical Lead Hand Physiotherapist at Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney, which is part of the world renowned Hand and Peripheral Nerve Unit, for more than 20 years.

He has also completed a masters in Hand Therapy. Research and teaching in Hand Therapy is Ray’s passion. He regularly presents at meetings and conferences as well as mentoring junior hand therapists though his hand therapy fellowship program at Royal North Shore Hospital.

Michele Chim

Practice Principal
BaAppSci (Physiotherapy)
Certified Hand Therapist (USA)
Accredited Hand Therapist (as awarded by the Australian Hand Therapy Association)
Deputy Education Officer Australian Hand Therapy Association

Michele became passionate about hand therapy during her university studies at the University of Sydney. Upon graduating she was taught by Ray Jongs at Royal North Shore Hospital, the largest hand physiotherapy unit in Sydney.

She has since gained further experience in both the public and private setting in Sydney as a Practitioner in Hand Therapy including North Shore Hand Therapy, Macquarie Hand Unit & St George Hospital.

She is the current Deputy Education Officer for the Australian Hand Therapy Association.


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