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Vanessa Loyd

COTA/L, Astym Cert. | Everett - Pacific Hand

My favorite thing about being a hand therapist is helping patients get back to the activities of living a full life and rewarding life.

Vanessa understands that each person has their own individual expectations for their outcome. This is based on their hobbies, their daily life activities; what they want to be able to return to. It isn't about measurements; it's about functional goals; THEIR personal functional goals. Vanessa understands that her patients want to enjoy hobbies in their spare time. In her spare time, she and her husband enjoy participating with the PNWR PCA; showing their cars in the concourse events, participating in the group touring events as well as social events with the car club.

Education: 

  • Applied Sciences Degree in Occupational Therapy, Green River College
  • Green River College - Graduated with honors 1999

Specialized Training

  • Certified Clinical Instructor
  • National Board Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant)
  • Astym® 
  • Kinesio Taping
  • Custom Splinting
  • Hand / Upper Extremity Rehabilitation 
  • Post-operative Care
  • Scar Management
  • Desensitization/Sensory Reduction