Melissa Trader, OTR/L, CHT holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of New Hampshire Summa Cum Laude. She is a Certified Hand Therapist since 2007. She specializes in the upper extremity. Missy has lectured on splinting through the Lehigh Valley Hand Society and to the general public regarding overall hand problems. She has attended the Philadelphia Hand Conference annually and is organizing continuing education courses through Coordinated Health. Missy became aware of OT through her mom, who was a nurse. She attended a “Take your child to work day” at 14 years old and was interested in the OT department. She pursued OT in college and have since specialized in hand therapy.