Jacqueline G. Kress, OTR/L CHT

Certified Hand Therapist

Working closely with Dr. Stephen Pournaras and with over 21 years of experience as a Certified Hand Therapist, Jacky thoroughly assesses her patients, creates an individualized treatment plan, and provides the necessary rehabilitation leading to restoration of optimal function for them. Her extensive experience in the Rehabilitation of the Hand and UE ensures the best outcome and continuity of care. A well recognized and respected hand therapist, Jacky provides treatment necessary for post operative, cumulative trauma, orthopaedic and arthritic conditions including custom fabrication of orthotics for the Hand and UE.

Education :

B. S. in Occupational Therapy – Boston University, Boston, MA

Work Experience:

Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Occupational therapist inpatient Neurology, Head Injury, Pediatric, Cardio-Pulmonary, and Orthopaedics. Hand therapist inpatient and outpatient Burn Unit.

University Hospital, Boston, MA.
Occupational therapist inpatient CardioPulmonary and Orthopaedic Unit.
Hand Therapist inpatient and outpatient clinic for Orthopaedic and Plastic and Reconstructive UE surgery for adult and pediatric patients.

Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington D. C.
Clinical Specialist in Hand Therapy for both inpatient and outpatient UE/Hand trauma. Arthritic conditions and Joint Replacement of the UE, Orthopaedic and Plastic and Reconstructive surgery for adult and pediatric patients.

Inova Loudoun Hospital, Leesburg, VA
Clinical Hand Specialist for Orthopaedic and Plastic and Reconstructive UE surgery.

Leesburg Physical Therapy/Physiotherapy Associates, Leesburg, VA
Clinical Hand Specialist for outpatient Orthopaedic and Plastic and Reconstructive UE surgery.

Fair Oaks Orthopaedic Associates, Physical Therapy, Fairfax, VA
Clinical UE and Hand Specialist for outpatient Orthopaedic Surgery

Certifications:

Certified Hand Therapist for over 21 years

Specializing In :

Upper Extremity Trauma
Reconstructive Surgery of the Hand and UE
Tendon Repairs/Tendon Transfers
Rehabilitation of UE Fractures
Cumulative Trauma
Arthritic Conditions

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand.
  • Fair Oaks Orthopaedic Associates