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Kristen Manecke, OTR/L, CHT
Associate Director

Occupational Therapist

Kristen has been a licensed occupational therapist since 1999, commencing her career specializing in hand therapy. She became a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) in 2004, passing an extensive exam and joining the ranks of only 5500 CHT's in the world.

Kristen is highly skilled in treatments of all upper extremity injuries and disorders including orthopaedic injuries, neurological conditions, and complex trauma. She is proficient in fabricating custom made splints, teaching functional therapeutic home exercise programs, as well as utilizing a variety of pain relieving electrical and thermal modalities and kinesiotape. With her background as an occupational therapist, Kristen specializes in customizing treatment plans to the specific daily needs of her clients.

Educational Background
BA Psychology - University of Kansas
BS Occupational Therapy - University of Kansas Medical Center

 



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