Jeannie Robinson, OTR/L, CHT

Jeannie has been practicing Occupational Therapy for over 17 years in an out patient orthopedic setting specializing in Hands and Upper Extremity. She graduated from University of Southern California with a degree in Occupational Therapy and went on to obtain her advanced practice certification as a Certified Hand Therapist. She enjoys being a clinical instructor to students from nearby Universities and has instructed the splinting lab at Cal State Dominguez Hills. She is passionate about community outreach, creating Hands for Homes, a volunteer organization that raises funds to help the homeless population. In her spare time she enjoys singing in a community choir and hiking and jogging with her dog Marty.

Paula Sommerhalder, OTR/L, PAMS

Paula is originally from Dallas, Texas and attended her undergraduate studies at the University of Texas and received her Masters from Cal State Dominguez Hills in California. She has been practicing Occupational Therapy with a specialization in the upper extremity since 2012. Her focus is on sports rehabilitation and in preventing injury through correcting muscular imbalances and workplace ergonomics. She has received advanced certifications in kinesiotaping and is currently completing her CEAS to become a Certified Ergonomics Assessment Specialist. Paula enjoys spending time with her family and friends, loves animals and enjoys all outdoor activities, including hiking, camping and traveling.

Doug Hovey, OTR/L Astym Cert.

Doug is a practicing occupational therapist with an emphasis in hand therapy. He graduated from the University of Southern California with a Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy. Since graduating, he has attended numerous education and advanced training courses related to hand therapy, including: Astym soft tissue mobilization, neural mobilization, manual therapy and beginning and intermediate custom orthotic fabrication. His clinical experience includes internships and volunteering at Kaiser Permanente of West LA, Veteran’s Affairs Hospital of West LA, Keck Medical Center. In his spare time, Doug enjoys chasing his young daughter around the home, walking his dogs, and reading up on history.

Saousan Ramadan, PT, DPT

Saousan is originally from Boston, MA and obtained her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Simmons University. She began working with pediatrics, and has since worked with sports related injuries and the geriatric population. She enjoys working with all populations and is an advocate for patient education and injury prevention. In her spare time, she loves to travel and has been to 18 countries (so far). She speaks 5 languages conversationally in addition to being bilingual in Arabic and English.

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