Meet Our Hand Therapists

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Meet Our Hand Therapists 2016-11-14T22:51:35+00:00

Our onsite therapists are available at our Kirkland and Bellevue locations to be able to offer the full spectrum of care to our patients.

By working closely with hand surgeons, our hand therapists thoroughly assess the patient’s abilities and design an individualized treatment program that leads to restoration of optimal function.

Please meet our Certified Hand Therapists:

Rodd A. KilianyRodd Kiliany |  OTR, MPT, CHT

Rodd received both his Bachelors of Science in Occupational Therapy and Masters of Physical Therapy at the University of Pittsburgh. Rodd has been in general outpatient orthopedic practice since 2001 and was further accredited as a Certified Hand Therapist in 2006.

Rodd Kiliany’s goal for every one of his patients is to maximize recovery allowing patients to function without restriction or pain in their daily lives and to prevent future injuries.

kristin-rosen-2Kristin Rosen | OTR/L, CHT, CLT

Kristin Rosen is an occupational therapist specializing in the rehabilitation of the upper extremity orthopaedic injuries and conditions that result in lymphedema. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University Of Washington in 2000, became a Certified Hand Therapist in 2006 and a Certified Lymphedema Therapist in 2013.

Kristin’s rehabilitation philosophy is to empower her patients to achieve their maximum gains through education, exercise and functional use.

kathy-nielsen2Kathy Nielsen | OTR/L, CHT

Kathy Nielsen received her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Alabama in 1994 and has worked in outpatient hand rehabilitation her entire career. She became an accredited Certified Hand Therapist in 2011.

Kathy’s patient-centered approach to care is rooted in her ability to listen to her patient’s needs and prioritize their goals for recovery.

Our therapists evaluate and treat injuries and conditions of the upper extremity (arm, elbow, forearm, wrist and hand.)

Clinical services: Individualized and condition specific activity and exercise programs, treatment techniques to enhance motion and strength, custom orthotic fabrication for support while healing or to facilitate motion to injured joints, management of pain and swelling, wound care management, scar care, rehabilitation of trauma, fractures, tendon repairs, nerve disorders, sport injuries, and lymphedema.