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300 State Street, Ste. 206
Erie, PA 16507
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Our Therapists

Hand And Upper Body Rehab Center Therapists

Terri Wolfe, OTR/L, CHT, Director, Hand and Upper Body Rehabilitation Center

Terri L. Wolfe graduated from Ohio State University in 1977 and has been a licensed Occupational Therapist for over 35 years. She is a past President and a Founding Member of the American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT), and has been a Certified Hand Therapist since 1991. Terri holds numerous professional memberships, positions and honors, and is a regular presenter at national meetings of ASHT and both the Pennsylvania and American Occupational Therapy Associations. Passionate about delivering the most effective treatments for patients in a caring, compassionate environment, she loves to get patients back to work and play as quickly as possible. Terri’s interests include her family, animals, Lake Erie, sports and health. “Love that scarlet and gray!”

Katie Froehlich, OTR/L, CHT

Katie Froehlich is a 2008 graduate of Gannon University's Masters program for Occupational Therapy. Born and raised in Erie, PA, she spent five years after college employed at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago working primarily with individuals recovering from stroke and traumatic brain injury. She completed the Evelyn J. Mackin Hand Therapy Fellowship through the Philadelphia Hand Center in 2013 before moving back to her hometown, and received her Certified Hand Therapy designation in 2015. Katie's areas of interest include hand fracture management, tendon injuries, custom splinting and neurological upper extremity recovery. Outside of work, Katie enjoys running, yoga and Lake Erie.

Megan Delsandro, OTR/L, CHT

Megan is a licensed Occupational Therapist. She was born and raised in Erie, PA, and graduated from Gannon University in 2003 with a Masters degree in Occupational Therapy. She began working at Hand and Upper Body Rehabilitation upon graduation, and in November 2009 received her Certification in Hand Therapy. Megan’s areas of interest in the clinic include custom splinting, treating the upper extremity: hand, wrist and elbow, and performing computer workstation evaluations. She currently works part-time so she can spend time at home with her three children.

Lynn Crossman, OTR/L, CHT

Lynn Crossman is a licensed Occupational Therapist with over 27 years of experience. She earned her degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 1987, and her Hand Therapy Certification in 1997. Her area of expertise is in custom hand splinting. She has a love of all things related to dogs and is the proud owner of a Boston Terrier. Lynn has been treating patients at Hand and Upper Body Rehabilitation for over 20 years.

Dave Austin, OTR/L, CHT

Dave Austin is a 2008 graduate from Gannon University with a Masters Degree in Science focused in Occupational Therapy. Dave worked as an Occupational Therapist at UPMC Hamot for three years before coming to the Hand & Upper Body Rehabilitation Center. Dave became a Board Certified Hand Therapist in 2014. His areas of interest include splinting, the shoulder complex, wrist and forearm fractures, and neurorehabilitation. Besides being a huge Starbucks fan, Dave loves to spend time with his family and exercise.

Mary Nelson, PT, CHT

Mary Nelson is a graduate of Saint Francis University, and received her Physical Therapy degree from Northwestern University in Chicago in 1981. She developed a special interest in shoulder problems, neck and chronic pain, and TMJ dysfunction after working at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Mary became a Certified Hand and upper extremity specialist in 2002. She is a secular Franciscan, is active in the PA Physical Therapy Association, and enjoys walking, golfing and camping.

Donna Mahoney, PT, CHT

Donna Mahoney received her Physical Therapy degree from Northwestern University, Chicago, IL in 1977. Prior to the Hand and Upper Body Rehabilitation Center, she worked in pediatrics in Chicago, New York City, and Erie. Donna has worked at Hand and Upper Body Rehabilitation since 1989 and received her Certified Hand Therapy designation in 1996. Her special areas of interest include functional capacity evaluations and wrist fractures. Outside of work she enjoys reading, golfing and traveling with her husband.