Paul is a Certified Hand Therapist who earned a Master’s Degree is in Occupational Therapy with his undergraduate degree in Recreational Therapy, minoring in Psychology. He has been specializing in rehabilitation of the upper extremity for over 20 years now. He has taught English as a Second Language, Physical Education, Massage Therapy, worked in special education and with troubled youth. His clinical skills in concert with a rich multidisciplinary background helps him treat the person rather than the injury alone. Now as owner and operator of Hands On OT he has the freedom to personalize his treatments and partner with patient’s towards reaching their recovery goals.
Jade began her journey into OT at Boston University, graduating with a masters in 2014. She completed her clinicals in Hawaii at Queen’s Medical Center for substance abuse and dual diagnoses and at the Hawaii VA in outpatient, inpatient, and home health services. Moving to Los Angeles, CA in 2014, she worked in acute inpatient and home health settings before pursuing specialization primarily to treat the upper extremity. With further training in hands, she obtained certifications in instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization and use of PAMs. Jade is a member of the American Society of Hand Therapists and is currently working to achieve Certification in Hand Therapy. Other than being a hand therapist, Jade enjoys participating in other meaningful occupations: running, swimming, hiking, climbing, to name a few.
Natalie has been part of the Hands On OT team since 2013. She is a Physical Therapist Technician/Aide with has 18 years of work experience primarily in Physical Therapy and Hand Therapy settings. Working closely with the Therapists, she assist with patient's treatment as well as assisting front office when needed.
Dalia has 20 years of work experience primarily in Hand Therapy and Physical Therapy settings. She is customarily the liaison with patient between physician, insurance companies, workers compensation and scheduling appointments. As Physical Therapist Technician, she is available to assist with patients treatment when needed. She is a hard working office manager who partners with patients to keep all administrative issues behind the scenes running smoothly.
Hands On OT accepts most major insurances (PPO). We are in-network providers for Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield, Access Medical Group (HMO), Saint John's Health (HMO), Oscar, Medicare, Tri-Care and Workers Compensation insurances. For patients with Access Medical Group (HMO), Saint John's Health (HMO), or Workers Compensation cases, written prior authorization is needed. If we are not an in-network provider for your insurance plan, please allow us to check your out-of-network benefits. For further information or questions, please contact Dalia directly at (310)396-8564.
We accept Medical Liens on a case by case basis. Non insured patients are welcomed.