Services at East Morgan County Hospital  

Cristi Mortensen, OTR

Cristi Mortensen, OTR Cristi Mortensen, OTR  

Therapy Clinic Hours
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday -Friday

Call (970) 842-6239 to make an appointment

Specialties

  • Hand therapy
  • Physical therapy

Certifications

  • Registered Occupational Therapist (OTR) since 1990
  • Professional Special Service License through State of Colorado Department of Education
  • Functional Capacity Evaluation Certification program—The Matheson System 2006

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from Colorado State University 1992

Continuing Education

  • Upper Extremity Rehab, 2011
  • The ABC's of Home Modifications, 2011
  • Cognitive Perpetual Disorders, 2008
  • Lateral Epicondylitis, The Therapists Approach to Conquering Pain, 2008
  • Therapeutic Modalities: An Evidence-Based Approach, 2008
  • Physical Rehabilitation issues of the Colorado Farmer/Rancher, 2008
  • Foundations for Upper Quarter Therapists, 2008
  • Comprehensive Management of the Wrist and Hand 2007
  • Enhancing Treatment Outcomes with Therapeutic Modalities 2007
  • Anatomical and Biomechanical Basis of Hand Therapy Treatment 2005
  • Dialogues in Contemporary Rehabilitation—Strain & Counterstrain Techniques 2005
  • Orthopedic Medicine Manual Therapy of the Wrist and Hand 2004
  • Manual Therapy and Myofascial Pain Upper Extremity 2004
  • Cumulative Trauma Disorder/Splinting Trigger Fingers
    Advanced Use of Modalities in Upper Extremities
  • Advanced Rehabilitation Services, Inc.
  • Integrating Science and Practice in Rehabilitation of Neurological Patient
  • Sensory Integration Toolkit Workshop
  • Transdisciplinary Play Based Assessment

Professional Background

  • After graduating, Cristi returned to Morgan County and has worked as a registered Occupational Therapist providing hand therapy, pediatric therapy and outpatient/inpatient therapy. She has 17 years of experience and continuing education in upper extremity splinting, manual therapy and exercise and has worked with many local and Front Range physicians to provide therapy for patients following hand injuries and surgery. Cristi has provided occupational therapy in the local schools and at East Morgan County Hospital to assist children in improving fine motor skills, visual/motor/perceptual skills and motor planning skills.

Membership & Awards

  • American Occupational Therapy Association
  • Denver Hand Special Interest Group
East Morgan County Hospital
2400 W. Edison
Brush, CO 80723
(970) 842-6200
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