OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST, CERTIFIED HAND THERAPIST
“Our main goal is to transition people from therapy to self-reliance. It is so rewarding to see someone once again be able to pick up their grandchild, drive their car, play golf and get back to their life.”
Function and mobility of the upper extremities is crucial in the function of daily living. As a Certified Hand Therapist and Occupational Therapist, Sharon tailors each treatment plan to include exceptional care, long-term tools and at-home exercises. It is important to Sharon that she provide patients with a timeline to recovery so together they can set achievable goals for pain-free living.
With more than 20 years of experience, Sharon specializes in the treatment of repetitive strain injuries, arthritis, fractures, traumatic injuries, post-surgical conditions and custom splint fabrication. Her commitment to continuing education ensures she is always knowledgable regarding patient care, treatment plans, and best practices.
Sharon appreciates the multi-generational community on Bainbridge Island as she and her husband raise their two boys. Their family enjoys traveling, skiing, mountain biking, and other activities that keep them active and outside.
EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALS
Bachelor of Science, Occupational Therapy
University of Illinois at Chicago – Chicago, Illinois
Bachelor of Science, Psychology
Iowa State University – Ames, Iowa
Certified Hand Therapist (CHT)
Sharon is one of only two CHTs on Bainbridge Island.