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 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 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 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 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.
Occupational therapy is offered through the MCH Rehabilitation Department.