Hand Team

All of our Hand Team members are Certified Hand Therapists. Each works closely with Dr. Adam Fleit, the hand surgeon at Seacoast Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, as well as many other orthopedic surgeons and specialists. From chronic conditions that may have plagued you for years to recovery from complicated surgical procedures, our Hand Team focuses on all injuries related to elbows, wrists and hands. As Certified Hand Therapists, our team members are highly skilled in the custom fabrication of upper extremity splints that are often required to protect surgical repairs and other conditions. Issues treated include:

  • UCL repairs and recovery from Tommy John surgery

  • Tennis elbow

  • Little League elbow

  • Golfer’s elbow

  • Elbow bursitis

  • Tendon lacerations and repairs

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome and surgical release

  • Finger lacerations

  • Gamekeeper's thumb

  • Traumatic injuries

  • Joint replacement

  • Boutonnière deformity

  • Trigger finger

  • Mallet finger

  • Dupuytren’s contracture

  • Plus: Ergonomic workplace assessments to evaluate or prevent repetitive motion disorders

Our Hand Team

Donna Rigor da Eva

Occupational Therapy Clinical Supervisor / Certified Hand Therapist

Donna joined Marsh Brook Rehab in 1998 after having worked in the Marsh Brook Professional Center since 1990. She specializes in hand therapy, cumulative trauma, post-surgical hand therapy, orthotic fabrication, ergonomics and job-site evaluations. Donna earned her Certified Hand Therapist certification in 1991 and is also certified in the Graston Technique and Physical Agent Modalities.

Kristin Wilson

Senior Occupational Therapist / Certified Hand Therapist

Kristin has been a member of the Marsh Brook Rehab team since 2008. She specializes in upper extremity rehabilitation of the hand, wrist and elbow, post-operative conditions, repetitive strain injuries, fractures, trauma and wound care. Kristin has been a Certified Hand Therapist since 2004 and a Board-certified Occupational Therapist since 1996. She is certified in the Graston Technique.

Jeff Lapierre

Senior Occupational Therapist / Certified Hand Therapist

Jeff began his career in 1994. He specializes in upper extremity orthopedic and musculoskeletal injuries, post-surgical management, sports injuries and custom splint fabrication. Jeff also specializes in job analysis and work station ergonomic assessments. He is a Certified Hand Therapist and an integral member of our Sports Team.