Sheila Heflin, OTR, CHT
Sheila Heflin, OTR, CHT has served as the Clinical Director for Hand Therapy Services of Corpus Christi since 1994. She is a 1986 graduate of Texas Woman's University. Sheila has practiced occupational therapy in the Corpus Christi area since 1987. In 1998 she achieved national certification as a Certified Hand Therapist. As a Certified Hand Therapist she specializes in the rehabilitation of patients with conditions affecting the hands, wrists and elbows. Sheila states she "is passionate about her work and the pleasure of assisting patients to return to life as quickly as possible." In her spare time she enjoys beach combing, fishing and golfing. Sheila is an active member of the American Society of Hand Therapists and the Texas Society for Hand Therapy.
LaDonna Palmietto, COTA
LaDonna Palmietto, COTA is a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant with Hand Therapy Services of Corpus Christi. She graduated from Anoka-Hennepin Community College in Minnesota in 1979. LaDonna moved to the Corpus Christi area in 1984 and began working at Memorial Medical Center. While working at MMC she developed an interest in treating hand injuries. LaDonna has been with Hand Therapy Services since 1994 working closely with the specialized hand therapists. Her outside interests include spending time in the country with her family, raising goats and gardening.
Jennifer M. Hing Jones, OTR, CHT
Jennifer Jones OTR, CHT is a Certified Hand Therapist for Hand Therapy Services. Jennifer completed her Bachelor Degree in Applied Science, Occupational Therapy and the University Of Sydney, Australia. She graduated "with distinction" in 1990. Jennifer worked in a Sydney teaching hospital before traveling to the United States in 1992. She was trained in Neurodevelopmental Treatment (NDT) in 1995 & specialized in adult hemiplegia. She joined Hand Therapy Services of Corpus Christi in 2004. Jennifer achieved her certification in hand therapy in 2009. Jennifer enjoys participating in 5k runs with her family, singing and playing guitar at church, traveling, snow-skiing & playing tennis with family and friends.