Meet Our Hand Therapists
Joshua Ramos, OTR/L, CEAS, is a Registered, Licensed Occupational Therapist and Hand Therapist. Joshua joined FORM Hand Therapy in July 2014. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science in 2012, and a Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy in 2013, both from the Dominican University of California. Joshua is also a Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist and has performed ergonomic onsite evaluations, allowing companies to provide their employees with a safe workplace and reducing workplace injuries. Additionally, he is currently pursuing his Hand Therapy Certification.
At FORM Hand Therapy, Joshua enjoys meeting so many different types of people and hearing their stories. He often explains to his patients that an injury/condition doesn’t define them and that they don’t always have to stop doing the things they love to do because of them. In his practice, Joshua has incorporated the use of musical instruments with musicians to assist in desensitization, coordination, strengthening, and regaining motion of the hand and upper extremity.
When not at work, Joshua enjoys DJaying and playing, producing, and writing music.
Sophia Yu, OTD, OTR/L, is a Registered, Licensed Occupational Therapist. Sophia joined FORM Hand Therapy in January 2021. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from the University of California, Irvine in 2014, and graduated with a Doctorate in Occupational Therapy in 2020 from MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston.
Sophia also completed her Level II Fieldwork at Massachusetts General Hospital for outpatient adults, collaborating on the diagnosis and treatment of various hand and wrist conditions, and fabricating splints for nerve injuries, tendon injuries, ligament injuries, arthritis, and fractures.
Jamie Stroppini, OTD, OTR/L, is a Registered, Licensed Occupational Therapist. Jaime joined FORM Hand Therapy in January 2021. She received her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Sonoma State University in 2016, and received her Doctorate in Occupational Therapy in 2020 from Samuel Merritt University in Oakland.
Jamie also recently completed advanced coursework in hand therapy, where she collaborated in diagnosing, treating, and fabricating various splints for nerve injuries, tendon injuries, ligament injuries, arthritis, and fractures.
Her research interests focus on therapeutic home-based protocols aimed to support telehealth-based upper extremity rehabilitation. Currently, she is conducting data analysis and working towards publication.