Michelle K. Blumenstyk, MA, OTR, CHT
Hand Therapy Solutions is directed by Michelle K. Blumenstyk. Her undergraduate degree is from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook where she studied Early Childhood Education and Music. Before studying Occupational Therapy, Michelle worked as a professional musician and teacher. Michelle's Graduate study was at New York University where she received a Masters of Arts in Occupational Therapy in 1981.
Specializing in hand therapy since 1983, Michelle has been a staff member at various New York and New Jersey hospitals, including Montefiore, Barnert, and Englewood. She has also worked at Englewood Orthopedic Associates and in private clinics. Her last position held was Director of Hand Health and Rehab, in Tenafly, NJ. Michelle is also fluent in Spanish. Michelle was born in New York and has lived in Bergen County since 1984. She and her husband Sam have two sons.
Megan LaBouff, MS, OTR
Megan LaBouff began working as an Occupational Therapist at Hand Therapy Solutions in 2019. She received her undergraduate degree from Bryn Mawr College in 2013, majoring in Biology and minoring in Psychology. She graduated with a M.S. in Occupational Therapy from Kean University in 2019. She discovered her love of hand therapy when she began working at Hand Therapy Solutions in 2015 and as an aide and office manager.
Megan brings a distinct perspective in her role at Hand Therapy Solutions, knowing the ins and outs of the entire therapy process, and understands the important role the upper extremity plays in her patients' daily lives. She collaborates with her patients to rehabilitate their upper extremity and modify their tasks to enable them to complete their meaningful activities more independently and pain-free. Megan is passionate about helping others, guiding her patients through the healing process, and helping her patients reach their goals.