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Joshua Albarado, MOT, OTR/L, CHT

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Joshua A. Albarado, MOT, OTR/L, CHT, graduated from Carroll University with a Master’s in Occupational Therapy in 2017 and achieved board certification as a Hand Therapist in 2021. Josh has a passion for treating the upper extremity and strives to help each patient reach their goals with individualized and compassionate care. He is skilled in providing conservative, post-traumatic, and post-surgical care to the shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand. Josh maintains a commitment to lifelong learning, keeping current with contemporary research and practice techniques. Additionally, he takes pleasure in mentoring students and new therapists to support their professional growth and development. Beyond his professional role, Joshua enjoys outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, and hiking, often accompanied by his wife, Kelsey, their son, Tate, and their golden retriever, Stella.


Master of Occupational Therapy, Carroll University (2017)
Bachelor of Science in Therapeutic Recreation, University of Wisconsin – La Crosse (2014)

Professional Certifications

Certified Hand Therapist (CHT)
Registered and Licensed Occupational Therapist (OTR/L)
Minnesota and Wisconsin Licensed Occupational Therapist (OT/L)
Graston Technique Specialist Credential (GTS), Level 1
American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (CPR)

Professional Affiliations

American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)
American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT)