Germaine graduated as a physiotherapist in 2009 from the University of South Australia. She has worked in a variety of acute care and rehabilitation settings in Australia and overseas. She began specialising in upper limb management in 2013 and became a member of the EKCO Hand Therapy Team in 2016. Germaine is a certified hand therapist with the Hand Therapy Certification Commission (USA). She is a full member with Australian Hand Therapy Association and the Australian Physiotherapy Association.