Therapeutic Associates of Maui Hawaii

 Therapeutic Associates of Maui Hawaii

 Donna Tamashiro, OTR, CHT

 Donna Tamashiro   Donna Tamashiro is a native of Maple Heights, Ohio. She earned her degree in Occupational Therapy from Ohio State University in 1981 and moved to Maui in 1987. Her 22 years of experience include school health, home health, skilled nursing facilities, intermediate, and long-term care facilities. She has worked extensively with orthopedic and neurologic patients in acute care, outpatient rehabilitation, and home health. She has several years experience in working with hand injuries.

  Donna's specialty areas of interest include upper extremity injuries, particularly those to the hand and wrist. She is skilled in custom splinting techniques. Her current projects are hand therapy, a lymphedema program for breast cancer survivors, visual rehabilitation following neurological injury, and treatment of low visual disorders.

Press Release, April 2007:    A New CHT On Maui!!!

  Therapeutic Associates of Maui, LLC is pleased to announce that Donna Tamashiro, OTR, has successfully passed the Hand Therapy Certification examination, thereby meeting the standard of competence by the Hand Therapy Certification Commission and achieving a significant professional milestone. This entitles Mrs. Tamashiro to use the designated title of Certified Hand Therapist (CHT). There are currently 8 CHT's in the state of Hawaii, with Mrs. Tamashiro being the only CHT on the island of Maui.

A Certified Hand Therapist as recognized by the Hand Therapy Certification Commission is an Occupational Therapist or Physical Therapist who:

· Has at least 5 years of clinical experience with 4,000 hours or more of specialty experience in hand therapy.

· Has successfully passed a comprehensive test of advanced knowledge in all areas of the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder.

· Meets the standards set by experts in hand therapy.

· Is dedicated to advancing the profession through research and teaching.

· Recertifies every 5 years either acquiring 2,000 hours of work experience and 80 hours of professional development that may include research, teaching, or continued medical education, or by successful completion of the Hand Therapy Certification Examination.

· Is professionally committed to assuring the public that they meet the high standards that the medical community recognizes in the credentials of the Certified Hand Therapist (CHT).

  Meet The Staff At Therapeutic Associates of Maui:

    Lee Poston, PT, Cert. MDT, CSCS    -    John Mizoguchi, OTR

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