Meet Our Hand Therapists

Kimberly Alquist

Certified Hand Therapist / Clinic Owner

Kimberly has over 20 years of experience in pediatric occupational therapy and hand therapy with both pediatric and adult populations. She is a University of Washington graduate with affiliations in pediatrics, psychiatry, physical disabilities, and orthopedic hand rehabilitation. Kimberly helped standardize the ETCH (Evaluation Tool of Children Handwriting).

Her interests include the study of the upper extremity kinematics in relation to development which led her to a post-graduate independent study involving dissection of anatomy at the University of Washington. She has worked in school settings, private practice, and acute orthopedic hand surgery rehabilitation.

Kimberly specializes in custom splinting, positioning and casting, and is a Certified Kinesiotaping Practitioner. She uses an eclectic approach involving her training in various modalities, splinting, myofascial release, acute surgical rehabilitation, overuse syndrome intervention, NDT, SI, functional vision development, and oral-motor development. Kimberly currently serves as an advisor and mentor, and co-treats patients with our staff hand therapists.

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