Priscilla De Melis



Occupational Therapist

Hand Therapist

Home made splint for upper limb

Naturopathy studies


Italian native

Languages: french, italien, english

 
 

CV


Experiences


August 2019 – Now

LEMAN HAND CLINIC – Hand therapist

Rehabilitation and splint for upper limb

Treatment for hands, wrist, elbow and nerves

Sensitivity/scar/oedema treatment

Postural education

Physical reconditioning


January 2012 – April 2014

CAROUGE CLINIC – Hand therapist

Rehabilitation and splints for upper limb

Sensitivity treatment

Neurology rehabilitation

Postural education


October 2011 – June 2019

HWU UNIT SA – Hand therapist

Rehabilitation and splint for upper limb

Treatment for hands, wrist, elbow and nerves

Sensitivity treatment

Postural education


September 2011

AUBONNE HOSPITAL – Occupational therapist


Courses


2017 – Now

University of Quebec

Naturopathy

Anatomy and physiology of body systems, pathology of body systems, medicinal plants, kinesiology, nutrition according to health issues, food biochemistry, metabolic management, vitamins, minerals, trace-elements, microbiology, iridology, aromatherapy, phytotherapy, glandular types, weight management, Chinese medicine…


Avril 2018

Ayurveda Therapist Course

The five elements, tridosha concept (vata, pitta, Kapha), Sapta Dhatu, Waste products, Body channels, Digestive system, Alimentary tract, Body constitution and Analysis, Concept of vikruti, Metabolic toxins, Marma point


2018

Reiki Level 1 & 2


2016

Articular and neurodynamic mobilization of the upper limb

Link between upper limb and nerves


2016

Kinesio-taping

Taping for upper limb to provide support and stability to muscles and joints

Target: Lymphatic drainage, muscles, inflammation, scare treatment


2013

Splint for hand and wrist


2012-2014

Hand specialization


Degree


2008-2011

HAUTE ÉCOLE PAUL HENRI SPAAK (BELGIQUE)

Occupational therapist bachelor


Volunteering


2017

Hand therapist

Groote Schuur Hospital


2017

Moholoholo

Animal health care


2017

Volunteer staff

Eco-Training Kruger National Park South Africa


Prestations


Priscilla De Melis, hand therapist, specialises in the development of bespoke splints and the therapy to accompany you throughout your rehabilitation.


Applications :

  • Traumatology : fractures, sprains, tendonous injuries…
  • Diseases : nerve compression syndrom, deformations…
  • Rhumatology : degenerative joints, inflammations…

Treatment methods :

  • Manual therapy
  • Static and dynamic splint of the hand and upper limb
  • Active/passive mobilisation
  • Dexterity exercises
  • Strengthening exercises
  • Electrotherapy
  • Massages
  • Articular and neurodynamic mobilisation
  • Kinesio Taping
  • Instructions for articular protection
  • Mirror therapy
  • Naturopathy advice according to pathology

Focus areas :

  • Articular range
  • Sensibility treatment
  • Scars and trophic disorder treatment
  • Nerves of the upper limb
  • Inflammation
  • Pain
  • Physical reconditioning
  • Postural education

Priscilla De Melis, hand therapist, specialises in the development of bespoke splints and the therapy to accompany you throughout your rehabilitation.


Applications :

  • Traumatology : fractures, sprains, tendonous injuries…
  • Diseases : nerve compression syndrom, deformations…
  • Rhumatology : degenerative joints, inflammations…

Treatment methods :

  • Manual therapy
  • Static and dynamic splint of the hand and upper limb
  • Active/passive mobilisation
  • Dexterity exercises
  • Strengthening exercises
  • Electrotherapy
  • Massages
  • Articular and neurodynamic mobilisation
  • Kinesio Taping
  • Instructions for articular protection
  • Mirror therapy
  • Naturopathy advice according to pathology

Focus areas :

  • Articular range
  • Sensibility treatment
  • Scars and trophic disorder treatment
  • Nerves of the upper limb
  • Inflammation
  • Pain
  • Physical reconditioning
  • Postural education