New Hampshire Hand Therapy Center, Inc.

80 Palomino Lane, Suite 401

Bedford, NH 03110

Tel:603.669.7716     Fax:603.669.0103
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Our center offers a progressive and unique team approach by occupational and physical therapists specially trained in hand, upper quadrant and cervical spine rehabilitation.
Kathleen Hanlon, PT, CHT, Owner of NH Hand Therapy Center, graduated from Simmons College in Boston, MA in 1977 with a B.S. and Certificate in Physical Therapy. She is distinguished as one of three physical therapist in New Hampshire who is a nationally Certified Hand Therapist. Her expertise is in cervical and shoulder dysfunction, acute soft tissue trauma and wound care, and total upper extremity treatment including post-mastectomy, brachial plexus and peripheral nerve injuries. She is a resource in the use of electrical modalities and postural assessment. Kathy lectures on upper quadrant therapy at conferences and academic programs, including the Physical Therapy program at Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH.
Peggy Chisholm, OTR/L, CHT, received her B.S. in Occupational Therapy from the University of New Hampshire in 1975. She has specialized in upper extremity rehabilitation with expertise in acute hand injuries, cumulative trauma, wound care and splinting. She has been a certified hand therapist since 1993
David J. Byrne, MS, OTR/L, recieved his B.S. in Communication Studies from Northeastern University in 1999 and his M.S. in Occupational Therapy from Seton Hall University in 2007. He has worked in upper extermity rehabilitation since graduation and is a candidate for his certification in hand therapy in November, 2016. Areas of profesional interest include adaptive technology, neuromuscular re-education post brain trauma, arthritis management, splinting, and wound care.
Amy Slater, MS, OTR/L, CHT, received her B.S. in Occupational Therapy from the University of New Hampshire in 1993, and her post-graduate M.S. in 2006 with her thesis: "Inhibition Taping for the Treatment of Lateral Epicondylitis" (tennis elbow).   While completing her Masters degree, she mentored with internationally recognized hand therapists in Philadelphia, PA.  She has been a Certified Hand Therapist since 1999.  She is a former adjunct faculty member of UNH, lecturing on hand therapy and modalities.  Special areas of interest include complex hand injuries, acute hand trauma, peripheral nerve injuries, splinting and research.
Rebecca Moore, OTR/L, received her B.S. in Occupational Therapy from Utica College of Syracuse University in May 1992. She has been involved in upper extremity and sports medicine since graduation. Her areas of particular clinical interest are soft tissue trauma management, acute hand injuries, splinting, cumulative trauma and work related injuries. She was a Board Certified Hand Therapist from 1999 - 2004 and chose to stay at home raising her family for five years. She returned to NHHTC in 2009 and works on a per diem basis two days a week.
Our staff are members of:
Charter Members of the American Society of Hand Therapists New Hampshire Occupational Therapy Association
American Occupational Therapy Association Allied Physical Therapy Practitioners
American Physical Therapy Association NH Chapter of Arthritis Association
NH Chapter of American Physical Therapy Association