Cheryl Schistad, OTR/L, CHT

“I treasure teamwork and problem solving with each specific patient to optimize their abilities.”

Clinical Interests
Mobilization splinting (static and dynamic), acute traumatic injuries, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome of the upper extremity, patient education, self treatment to manage symptoms

Medical Education
Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy
University of Minnesota — Minneapolis, MN

Advanced Training

  • Manual therapy techniques of Myofascial Release
  • Kinesiotape
  • Manual Therapy
  • Strain/Counterstrain
  • Nerve Gliding
  • Custom Splinting


  • Certified Hand Therapist
  • Licensed and Registered Occupational Therapy Practitioner
  • National Board Certification in Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Agent Modalities

Professional Memberships

  • Hand Therapy Certification Commission
  • American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT)
  • National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

Personal Interests
Hiking, travel, photography, motorcycling, making jewelry


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