Georgina Tyrrell

Qualifications & Achievements MSc Hand Therapy, University of Derby BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy, Trinity College Dublin (Ireland) CEAS II Certified Office Ergonomics Evaluator, Certified Functional Capacity Evaluator Accredited Hand Therapist (British Association of Hand Therapists) Core Skills Ergonomics, Workshops and Educational Talks, Workplace Assessments, Functional Capacity Evaluations, Hand Therapy (Orthopedics, Sports), Splinting, Taping Senior Occupational Therapist Georgina graduated with an honours Degree in Occupational Therapy in 2009 from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Following graduation, she moved to London where she began specialising in Hand Therapy and began training in Ergonomics. While working in London’s largest trauma hospital, she specialised in complex hand and upper limb trauma, mainly seeing post-operative plastic surgery and orthopedics patients. She took a keen interest in repetitive strain injuries and musculoskeletal disorders and from there trained as a departmental workplace assessor to reduce the occurrence of injury and repetitive strain injuries and ensure her colleagues’ workplace environment was suitable for their needs.  Following this, she moved to another large London hospital and gained valuable experience in rheumatology and congenital conditions. In January 2014 she relocated to Singapore. She worked in the Department of Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery in the National University Hospital getting an understanding of Singapore’s healthcare system. Georgina joined Urbanrehab in July 2014 with a passion for empowering and educating her patient’s through their rehabilitation process. Georgina’s initial role with Urbanrehab covered both specialist Hand Therapy and workplace/ergonomics assessor and fitness for work assessor. In June 2016, she completed her MSc in Hand Therapy which focused predominantly on the cause, treatment and prevention of repetitive strain injuries. Georgina is now focused on ergonomics. She works with companies from different industries such as Tech, Law, Engineering and Healthcare covering both Singapore and wider APAC region. Some companies she consults for include Google, Facebook, Dell and VMware. She is a Certified Office Ergonomics Evaluator and has CEAS II qualifications from The Back School. She is a Certified Functional Capacity Evaluator.