Lisa-Marie Pinkston, MS, OTR/L obtained a Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Sacred Heart University. She has 10 years of experience as an occupational therapist and is an upper extremity specialist. Lisa-Marie was introduced to hand therapy by accident, due to a paperwork mistake in graduate school. After begging her professor to place her anywhere else, the professor told her, “You never know, you might like it.” Ten years later, Lisa-Marie can’t imagine working in any other setting. She enjoys the challenge of treating hands, and the fulfillment she gets from witnessing patients feel better. Lisa-Marie’s favorite part of being an occupational therapist is helping someone on their journey to get back to their life. Whether it be pain, a range of motion limitation, or surgical precautions, the day a patient starts to “feel normal”, she knows she did her job to the best of her ability.