Dr. Deborah A. Schwartz

OTR/L, OTD, CHT

Debby Schwartz is a certified hand therapist with more than 33 years of experience as a practicing clinician.

Dr. Schwartz is an active member of ASHT and participates in IFSHT meetings as well. She has presented on a variety of hand therapy topics both at national and international conferences, and has written a number of articles for hand therapy publications, including a clinical research paper on contrast bath use and a systematic review of joint mobilizations recently published in the Journal of Hand Therapy and a literature review of static progressive orthoses and a systematic review of joint mobilizations. Debby completed her Doctorate of Occupational Therapy at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. She is presently co-authoring a textbook on orthotic fabrication.

Examples of Dr. Schwartz’s accomplishments include:

  • Product and educational specialist in physical rehabilitation for Orfit Industries America, a manufacturer of splints and immobilization systems.
  • Active member of the American Society of Hand Therapists and International Federation of Societies for Hand Therapy.