GILLETTE, WY –
Brittney Barelman, Occupational Therapist at Campbell County Health’s
Rehabilitation Services, has received certification in Hand Therapy (CHT) from the Hand Therapy
Certification Commission. Brittney Barelman has worked for CCH since 2014.
Certified Hand Therapists have a minimum of three years of clinical experience,
including 4,000 hours or more in direct practice of hand therapy, have
successfully passed a comprehensive test of advanced clinical skills and
therapy in upper quarter rehabilitation and must demonstrate continuing
professional development by recertifying every five years.
Hand therapy is the rehabilitation of the upper limb, which includes the
wrist, elbow and shoulder girdle. Using specialized skills in assessment,
planning and treatment, hand therapists provide therapeutic interventions
to prevent dysfunction restore function and/or reverse the progress of
pathology of the upper limb in order to enhance an individual’s
ability to execute tasks and to participate fully in activities of daily living.
Brittney earned a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Biology from Augustana
University and a Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from the
University of North Dakota.
Brittney sees patients at Campbell County Health Rehabilitation Services,
Gillette’s most comprehensive rehabilitation service, located in
the Stocktrail Building, 508 Stocktrail Avenue. To receive rehabilitation
care at CCH, a physician referral is recommended. For more information,