Jim is an Occupational Therapist/Certified Hand Therapist who has worked in upper extremity orthopedic clinical settings for over 20 years.  He received his post professional clinical doctorate from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions with a specialty in hand therapy.   Jim is currently team leader of the OT/hand therapy department at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, PA.  Jim is credentialed in physical agent modalities and is a certified strength and conditioning specialist.  He is an adjunct professor in the Occupational Therapy program at  Keuka College in Keuka Park NY.  Jim is a member of the American Society of Hand Therapist and has been published in the practice forum section of the Journal of Hand Therapy.  He has been involved in competitive power-lifting/weightlifting for 28 years.  He has integrated his passion for (IASTM) instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization into his daily clinical practice and personal training.