Kathy graduated from San Jose State University in San Jose, California with a double major in Occupational Therapy and Psychology. She began her Clinical career as an Occupational Therapist before transitioning to her specialty in Hand Therapy. Kathy brings over 15 years of experience to Back in Action Scottsdale. She became a Certified Hand Therapist in 2010 and continues to challenge herself with continuing education and constantly advancing her learning/treatment skills.
Throughout her professional career Kathy has specialized her evaluations and treatments based on the individual patients diagnosis, as well as her patients goals. Kathy has dedicated her clinical practice to helping individuals return to their prior level of function, return to leisure activities, sports or hobbies. Her treatment expertise includes custom Orthotic/Splint Fabrication, Pre and Post Surgical Rehabilitation for Joint Replacements, Fractures, Tendon/Nerve Injuries, Repetitive Trauma and Arthritis. Individualized patient treatment in a pleasant healing environment focusing on quality care is the focus of both Kathy and Back In Action.
Kathy was born and raised in Southern California and enjoys returning home to enjoy the ocean air. In her spare time, he enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and taking her 2 dogs for long walks.