OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Outpatient Rehabilitation:

Occupational Therapy caters to your individual needs by addressing muscle, nerve, tendon, joint, lymph, and vascular involvement, with orthopedic and neurological diagnoses.

Your shoulder, elbow, wrist or hand injury is our priority.  We, the occupational therapists at Monadnock Community Hospital Rehabilitation, specialize in the upper extremity, offering a Certified Hand Therapist and an International Lymphedema Management Specialist. We look forward to working with you.

Meet Our Occupational Therapy Staff!

Erin ZottoErin Zotto, MS, OTR/L

Erin Zotto has been an Occupational Therapist at MCH since 2006, when she received her Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of New England. Erin’s focus is on inpatient rehabilitation and areas of intervention include: activities of daily living (ADLs), home management and community reintegration, neuromuscular reeducation, safety awareness, functional mobility and positioning. Erin is also the Fieldwork Coordinator for OT students who complete clinical rotations at MCH, and participates in staff and community education classes throughout the calendar year.

Kim TaylorKim Taylor, CHT, OTR/L, ICLM

Kim Taylor is a Certified Hand Therapist who specializes in injuries of the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder, helping clients with a wide range of diagnoses to regain function. She has been an Occupational Therapist at MCH since 2000. She has 15 years of experience serving both outpatient and inpatient populations. In addition, Kim has an International Certification in Lymphedema Management, working with clients who have undergone cancer treatments or have chronic swelling conditions such as venous insufficiency. She pioneered the implementation of a Cancer Survivorship Rehabilitation Program at MCH. She received her Bachelors Degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1996.

Jamie HummelJamie Hummel, COTA

Jamie joined Occupational Therapy at MCH in July 2014. She graduated from River Valley Community College with an associate degree in Occupational science and a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of Maine . Jamie's focus is Inpatient rehabilitation specializing in activities of daily living, safety awareness, functional mobility and energy conservation.





Christine HansenChristine Hansen, PTA/COTA

Chris received her degrees as a Physical and Occupational Therapy Assistant from New Hampshire Technical College in 1998. Since earning her Dual Degrees, Chris has worked in a variety of Clinical settings including Out-patient clinics, In-patient/acute care, Pediatrics/schools, Home Health Care and Special-care Alzheimer and Dementia settings.
Chris is currently working on the In-patient Rehabilitation Team at MCH and assisting with Pulmonary and Cardiac Rehab group classes through Medical Rehabilitation. Chris is also a Certified LSVT BIG therapist specializing in patients with Parkinson’s Disease.
She lives in Rindge with her husband and their two black labs. Chris has two daughters and 1 grandson. In her spare time, Chris enjoys traveling, gardening, yoga, cooking, boating and much more. She is also a certified Reiki and Attunement Practitioner.

Occupational Therapists work with
people who have a wide range of diagnoses, including:

  • Arthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Vascular Accidents
  • Chronic Swelling Conditions
  • Chronic Venous Insufficiency
  • Cumulative Trauma
  • Cyst Removal Management
  • Dupuytren’s Contractures
  • Cancer Rehabilitative Treatment
  • Fractures/Management of Bone Healing
  • Joint replacement and Arthroplasties
  • Lymphedema
  • Muscle Disease
  • Nerve Disorders
  • Neurologic Disorders
  • Pain Syndromes
  • Tendon Ruptures & Repairs
  • Tendonitis
  • Trigger Fingers
  • Rotator Cuff Tears & Repairs
  • Soft Tissue Ailments
  • Vascular Diseases

Other procedures offered by our Occupational Therapists:

  • Balanced Exercise
  • Customized splints
  • Desensitization
  • Edema/Swelling Control
  • Fluidotherapy
  • Graded Strengthening/Isotonics
  • Lower Level Light Treatment
  • Manual Lymph Drainage & Multi-Layer Bandaging
  • Manual Therapy
  • Mobilizations
  • Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation
  • Paraffin
  • Pneumatic Compression Pump for upper & lower extremities
  • Postural Proximal Stability Emphasis
  • Soft Tissue Work
  • Scar Management

Occupational therapy is offered through the MCH Rehabilitation Department.
For more information contact the Rehabilitation Department, at 924-4635.

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