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Brian Côtè Renews Credentials as an Expert in Upper Limb Rehabilitation

Brian Côtè Renews Credentials as an Expert in Upper Limb Rehabilitation

Working with a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) is beneficial to patients,physicians

People value the use of their hands; therefore any loss of function through injury or disease can devastate lives. A Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) offers the public assurance that the therapist treating them has achieved the highest recognition of competency in the profession. Brian Côtè, an occupational therapist at Ozarks Medical Center Rehabilitation Services, has renewed the distinguished CHT designation after completing all requirements in June of 2016.

The Hand Therapy Certification Commission, Inc. (HTCC), the recognized specialist in hand therapy certification worldwide, announced that Côtè has renewed his credential as a Certified Hand Therapist. Côtè has been credentialed since 1991 after meeting strict eligibility requirements and passing the rigorous Hand Therapy Certification Examination. Côtè has been in practice as a certified hand therapist for 25 years and has been practicing at OMC since 2009. Côtè is the only certified hand specialist in the region.

OMC Rehabilitation Services also offers occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech-language pathology services in the hospital and at area clinics, schools, and work places, and through Riverways Home Health of OMC. For more information about OMC Rehabilitation Services or occupational therapy, call 417-257-5959 or toll-free 888-242-9329 or e-mail rehab@ozarksmedicalcenter.com.

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