Zdenka is a skilled professional in the ergotherapy and physiotherapy field with more than forty years of experience. She is a founding member of the Association of Paraplegics (now CZEPA), founder of the rehabilitation programme at the Paraple Centre, member of the committees of the Czech Union of Physiotherapists and the Czech Spinal Cord Society.
Externally, she is teaching physiotherapy and ergotherapy students. She is the author of publications for the professionals and public and more than 20 educational scripts for wheelchairs users and their families. She received the Ministry of Health Annual Award and the Křišťálový kamínek Award for her lifelong activities on behalf of wheelchair users and her professional physiotherapy and ergotherapy work.