Meet Our Team!
Janet Sanders, OTR/L, CHT
Owner, Certified Hand Therapist
Janet attended Oregon State University and University of Puget Sound recieving dual bachelor degrees. She has been a liscensed occupational therapist for over 30 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 multple locations including WIlsonville and West Linn. 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.
Hayley Hoggarth, MSOTR/L
Occupational Hand Therapist
Hayley joined Sanders Hand Therapy in 2018. She was so motivated to advance her knowledge of hand therapy that she was working full time and studying and doing clinical observations on her days off.
Hayley is a kind and joyful addition to our Hand Therapy Staff and her enthusiasm for learning and advancing her skills is admirable.
When not working or studying, Hayley is speding quality time with her husband Justin (a Physical Therapist at North Lake Physical Therapy) and their Dachshund, Chella.