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Sharon Zehender, OTR/L, CHT, CLT

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Sharon Zehender, OTR/L, CHT, CLT, has her specialty in Hand Therapy: treating acute or chronic conditions affecting upper extremity function. She has over 22 years of experience working with patients with complicated injuries including nerve and tendon lacerations, amputations, elbow disorders, joint replacements, fractures, sprains, arthritis and lymphedema. Sharon is a past instructor for the Graston Technique, and has a passion for educating both her patients and fellow clinicians.

Her personal interests include pottery, photography and yoga, spending time with her husband, kids, and 2 pets.


Bachelor of Science (BS), Exercise Science, Appalachian State University
Masters of Science (MSOT) in Occupational Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University
Advanced Graduate Certificate in Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation, Texas Woman’s University

Professional Certifications

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT)
Certified Hand Therapy (CHT) by Hand Therapy Certification Commission (HTCC)
Complete Decongestive Therapy: Lymphedema Treatment (CLT)

Professional Affiliations

American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT)

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