Karen Fitt

Hand Specialist Karen Fitt

Karen Fitt

Clinical Director Melbourne Hand Rehab


I find it very rewarding to use my unique skills as a hand therapist to help people recover from their injury and get their lives back on track.

Qualifications & Associations

  • Immediate Past President Australian Hand Therapy Association
  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Physiotherapy | La Trobe University | 1988
  • Accredited Hand Therapist (as awarded by the Australian Hand Therapy Association)
  • Member Australian Physiotherapy Association
  • Member Australian Hand Therapy Association
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Special Interests

Karen Fitt has a special interest and expertise in treating:

Experience & Professional Development

Karen Fitt has over 30 years of hand therapy treatment experience:


Prizes & Awards:

  • Recipient: Felice Rosemary Lloyd Trust Scholarship



  • New Zealand Wrist Course Auckland April 2018
  • 2018 Scaphoid Fracture AHTA (Vic SIG)
  • 2018 APA Student lecture series: hand therapy (APA House)
  • The Wrist Course 2014-18 Australian Physiotherapy Association & Australian Hand Therapy Association
  • 2017 American Society of Hand Therapists National Conference: Wrist workshop
  • Sonic Health GP Seminar April 2017: Hand Therapy
  • Latrobe University Physiotherapy School: hand therapy lecture & practical classes 2017 (repeated annually)
  • 2015 Pain & Hydrotherapy AHTA (Vic SIG)
  • 2014 Musicians Injuries AHTA National Conference



  • CEO & Chair Symposium Feb 2017
  • ASHT (American Society of Hand Therapists) national conference 2017
  • AHTA National Conference 2017 – Topic: Nerves
  • VHSS (Victorian Hand Surgery Society) annual meeting Nov 2017 (annual attendance 15 years)
  • AHTA National Conference August 2016 – Topic: Tendons: Moving to Mastery
  • AHTA Dry Needling weekend course 2016
  • IFSHT (International Federation of Societies of Hand Therapists) Triennial India 2012, Sydney 2009, Paris 1991

About Karen Fitt

My approach to care: I aim to provide the very best treatment available to each of my patients and help them to make the best of every day.


I love the time spent chatting and having a laugh about our day to day lives during treatment sessions.


I like to keep fit with jogging and yoga. Guilty pleasure: beautiful wine.

Clinic Locations

Karen is available for consultation at the following clinics:


* Please note senior clinician rates apply


For enquiries and appointments please call 03 9458 5166 or conveniently book online.