Hand Therapy


Our Services Include:

  • Individual Evaluation and Treatment 
  • Treatment options of Arthritis Pain/Disability
  • Workman's Compensation Injuries
  • Treatment of Fractures and Trauma
  • Customized Splinting
  • Ultrasound/Electrical Stimulation
  • Evaluation and application of Prefabricated splints
  • Management of swelling
  • Manual Therapy
  • Desensitization for nerve injuries
  • Customized Home exercise programs

Workplace Joint Protection Techniques and Trainings


Increased workman's compensation claims and improved awareness of correct ergonomics has lead to an increased demand for workplace consultations and employee training.  We provide this service to employers as requested for as little as one employee, or lectures on safety and ergonomics for hundreds of employees. Contact us today to protect your employees and your business!



Meet Our Team!

Janet Sanders, OTR/L, CHT

Owner,  Certified Hand Therapist

Janet attended Oregon State University and University of Puget Sound receiving dual bachelor degrees. She has been a licensed occupational therapist for over 35 years working alongside hand surgeons and directing therapy clinics. She opened Sanders Hand Therapy in 2011 to service the Woodburn community. The company has since expanded to multiple locations.  Understanding the needs of the area, she added multiple pediatric therapists to her staff and continues to evolve the business to help those in need of therapy.  

Shannon Wakem, OTR/L, CHT

Certified Hand Therapist

Shannon was born and raised in small town North Dakota and has lived in Oregon for 10 years.  She received a Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy in 2000 from the University of Mary in Bismarck, North Dakota. After working in outpatient therapy for Novacare in Monticello, MN, she moved to Oregon, where two months later she began working for Providence Health and Services. Shannon started working at Providence in 2003 completing a mentorship in hand therapy and continuing her 10 years of service with them in specializing in treatment of hand injuries. Shannon joined Sanders Hand Therapy in August 2013 with the goal of providing more individualized care in an environment that supports increasing function in patients with hand injuries.

Corey McChesney, OTD

Occupational Hand Therapist

Corey was born and raised in Nebraska. He received his doctorate in occupational therapy at Creighton University in 2019 before moving to Oregon with his wife, Megan and their dog. They have enjoyed exploring the Pacific Northwest and getting to know the local community. 

Taryn Anderson, OTD

Occupational Hand Therapist

Taryn joined Sanders Hand and Pediatric in June of 2021after finishing her degree in Occupational Therapy at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.   

Felicia Graybeal, MOT

Occupational Hand Therapist

Felicia joined our team in Feburary 2021. Recently transplanted from Florida, Felicia is happy to settle back home in the Pacific Northwest near family. After a previous career in education, she received her Masters degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of St Augustine for Health Sciences.  Following her internship in hand therapy at the Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, she realized her passion lay in the focused practice of upper extremity rehabilitation. She looks forward to enjoying the hiking and the outdoor adventure Oregon has to offer!

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