Our Occupational Therapists
Kristen Manecke, OTR/L, CHT
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 less than 6500 CHT's worldwide.
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, providing soft tissue techniques such as massage, instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization, and myofascial decompression, 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.
- BA Psychology - University of Kansas
- BS Occupational Therapy - University of Kansas Medical Center