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Michelle Saksa

OTR, OTD, CHT, GTS | IRG Physical & Hand Therapy – Oak Harbor

I believe that our hands are the most important part of our body and I am passionate about helping my patients regain lost function and achieve their highest potential following an upper extremity injury."

Michelle is a born and raised Texan who married her college sweetheart who commissioned into the United States Air Force. Together they have a son, a daughter, and two dogs. Michelle is an outdoor enthusiast and loves to spend her weekends running, cycling, hiking, or stand up paddle-boarding. Living in the PNW has been her favorite military assignment to date. 

Education and Professional Memberships

  • Doctorate of Occupational Therapy from The University of Utah
  • Master of Occupational Therapy from The University of Texas HSC at San Antonio
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Care Sciences from The University of Texas HSC at San Antonio
  • Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Texas A&M University
  • American Society for Hand Therapists (ASHT)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) 

Specialized Training

  • Hand Therapy
  • Custom Splinting
  • Upper Extremity Rehabilitation 
  • Wound Care
  • Post Operative Care
  • Graston Technique