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Kimberly Carter Glick


Kimberly is a graduate from Colorado State University and Rocky Mountain University for Health Care Professionals with a doctorate held in Occupational Therapy with a minor in business. She has over 20 years of experience treating the upper extremity and is a certified hand therapist. She has extensive experience treating pediatrics and is also Interactive Metronome certified. She has been a guest lecturer for the Occupational Therapy Association of California. She has been a guest instructor at San Jose State University. She prides herself on friendly, knowledgeable service in a caring and upbeat environment.

Mary Colette Jewel


Colette graduated from Colorado State University (BSOT) and later Rocky Mountain University with a Doctorate in Occupational Therapy. Colette has over 30 years of experience as an Occupational Therapist. She passed the prestigious CHT (Certified Hand Therapist) exam in 1991. She was the owner of the Visalia Hand Center for 7 years.  After Kaweah Delta purchased the Visalia Hand Center, Colette started and then managed their hand therapy department for 14 years. Colette has extensive knowledge of upper extremity diagnoses and treatment protocols. She has treated thousands of patients and mentored several hand therapists.  She is proficient in ART (active release technique), application of soft tissue mobilization with Graston tools, orthosis fabrication, use of kinesiotape, and neural mobilization treatment strategies. 

Elizabeth Schenkel



In 2007, Elizabeth fell on broken glassware and severed a thumb tendon. The injury changed her life.

  After enduring many months of therapy to restore her hand’s function, Elizabeth decided that she would pursue studies to become a hand therapist herself. She earned her Masters in Occupational Therapy from Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, California, and embarked on her new career as a professional hand therapist in 2014.

  Elizabeth draws on her own traumatic experience, her knowledge of the body, and her skills from various other occupations to give her patients caring, empathetic therapy to improve their health and happiness.


Elizabeth is also an active member of an art studio in Fresno. Her love for sculpting in the three dimensions has furthered her love for and proficiency in her clinical splinting skills.

James Garcia


James is a certified occupational therapy assistant (COTA) with experience with pediatrics and hand therapy. James previously worked at Dash Therapy as an occupational therapy aide for 5 years prior to achieving a degree as a  certified occupational therapy assistant (COTA) from Santa Ana College. He graduated from California State University Northridge with a Bachelors in Kinesology. He has passion for his profession and dedication towards returning patients to their prior level of function. 

During his leisure time, James enjoys running obstacle courses, such as the Spartan race. 

Brian Monty


Brian is an occupational therapist with years of experience in working with hands and the geriatric population such as himself. 

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