BS: Occupational Therapy, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH, 1994
BA: Psychology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 1987
Certified: By the Hand Therapy Certification Commission, as a Hand Therapist, 2000
Graduate Certificate Advanced Upper Extremity Rehabilitation, Texas Women’s University, 2013
Dianne is a licensed occupational therapist who earned her Bachelor of Science degree in occupational therapy at Cleveland State University and Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from The Ohio State University.
Prior to joining Suburban Physical Therapy, Dianne worked in both hospital-based and private practice outpatient hand therapy clinics, with orthopedic and plastic surgeons in the Cleveland area. She has treated both non-surgical and post-surgical patients, with a wide variety of upper extremity conditions. Dianne has attended numerous advanced training seminars, and is proficient in fabrication of custom orthoses, kinesiotaping, and Graston technique. Dianne utilizes manual techniques, therapeutic activity and exercise, activity modification, modalities and patient education to achieve the best possible outcome for each patient.
When not involved in work activities, Dianne enjoys outdoor activities, travel, spending time with family and friends, and cheering on Cleveland sports teams.