HAND THERAPY EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-017537
This highly qualified occupational therapist has been in practice for 15+ years. He earned his MS in Occupational Therapy at Touro College and is a certified hand therapist and licensed occupational therapist. This expert is highly active in his field. He is a member of several professional organizations and contributes to peer reviewed and industry journals. Presently, this expert is a professor of occupational therapy at a major university and is the owner and an ...
Expert Witness: E-331679
This certified hand therapist has over 10 years of professional experience. He received his BS and his MS in occupational therapy from Saginaw Valley State University. He is a board certified occupational therapist and hand therapist. This expert is a distinguished member of the Texas Society for Hand Therapists and is highly skilled in vocational rehabilitation, sports medicine, trauma, and leadership. Formerly, he has served as a hand therapist for the Select ...
Expert Witness: E-080407
This expert is certified by the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA) as an Equine Specialist in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy. She has operated a Parelli Natural Horsemanship approved facility in New Jersey for more than 15 years, accumulated a wealth of experience in the rehabilitation of horses, donkeys, ponies, and mules. She is adept in the observation of herd behavior and equine communication, running the largest sanctuary herd in the state. She ...
Expert Witness: E-052765
The impact of her work is acknowledged through NIH and CDC funding to test sleep assessment and interventions, engagement in national work to establish and disseminate practice guidelines, influential publications, and national presentations. She assumes participation on interprofesisonal committees for the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Sleep Research Society, and Society for Behavioral Sleep Medicine that promote evidence-based and best practices for sleep. Her ...
Expert Witness: E-016654
This highly qualified and board certified expert is a practicing physical therapist with 37 years of clinical experience. Her private practice centers around treatment for geriatric clients, including specialized intervention programs for fall prevention. This expert has a BS in physical therapy from the University of Connecticut, Masters of Health Sciences from Grand Valley State University, and a Doctor of Science in Geriatric Physical Therapy from Rocky Mountain ...

HAND THERAPY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Occupational Therapy Student Ruptures Patient’s Tendon HAND THERAPY Expert Case

…  involves a 42-year-old man who was undergoing occupational therapy for a severed a tendon he sustained from a severe German Shepherd bite. During the course of his therapy, the supervising occupational therapist allowed a student therapist to …  An expert in occupational therapy who specializes in hand treatment was sought to opine on whether the supervising occupational …

Physician Performs Unnecessary Procedure on Patient with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome HAND THERAPY Expert Case

This case involves a young Caucasian female who presented to her physician with Carpal Tunnel Syndrom (CTS), derived from a workplace environment with below-standard ergonomics. The patient presented with right wrist pain and paresthesias in the fingers bi …

PA Damages Patient’s Hand During Removal of Foreign Body HAND THERAPY Expert Case

…  room with a triple hook fishing lure embedded in his left hand in between the first and second metacarpal web space. The patient was …  placed on oral Bactrim and that he should follow-up with a hand surgeon in the outpatient setting. The patient’s discharge diagnosis was …