Melissa Olson, OTR/L, CHT, CLT, is an occupational therapist who is a certified hand therapist and a certified lymphedema therapist. She graduated from St. Catherine University in 2001. She enjoys working with a variety of hand and upper extremity conditions that include the hand, wrist, and elbow. She also enjoys working with people who have lymphedema or issues with edema that may have originated after a surgery or an unknown cause. Melissa’s special interests include elbow injuries and fractures, trauma, and working with musicians and athletes. She enjoys working with patients to improve their function by establishing an individual treatment plan based on their specific concerns and limitations.
Melissa’s personal interests include spending time with her family and friends, biking, yoga, art, and traveling.
Bachelor of Science (BS) in Occupational Therapy, St. Catherine University (2001)
Certified Hand Therapist (CHT)
Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT)
American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT)