Glendale Desert Hand and Physical Therapy
5757 W. Thunderbird Rd., E-465
Glendale, AZ 85306
Meet Our Staff
Kelsey Wright MOTR/L
Kelsey received her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Western Michigan University (WMU) in 2015. Throughout her schooling, Kelsey gained OT experience in the settings of pediatrics, mental health, hand therapy, and geriatrics. Her passion for hand therapy originated while observing hand therapy services at the DHT Mesa clinic in 2012 and her interest has continued to develop over time. Also during her studies at WMU, Kelsey gained valuable research experience studying the impact of sensor technology in the homes of older adults with Dementia. In addition to her clinical work, Kelsey is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), Arizona Occupational Therapy Association (ArizOTA), and American Society of Hand Therapy (ASHT). She also loves elephants.
Sabby Wade, OTD, OTR/L
Sabby graduated from Northern Arizona University with a clinical Doctorate in Occupational Therapy degree in 2017 following earning a Bachelor of Arts in Human Services from Western Washington University in 2014. She began working in hand therapy within her first year after graduation. Sabby has been an active member in local organizations such as the state OT association, supporting legislative efforts. Sabby also volunteers with an organization that provides a health fair for adults who are homeless. Sabby has been involved in research projects exploring the role OT in different settings and in language translation of subjective outcome measures used in hand therapy. Sabby enjoys trail running, cooking/baking, and spending time with her husband and her dog Chase.
Born and raised in Vermont, he received his Bachelor of Arts in Biology at Carroll College in MT and his Master of Science in Occupational Therapy at the University of Mary in ND. Will enjoys all aspects of hand therapy but he most enjoys treating individuals with shoulder and elbow injuries as well as traumatic hand injuries. Will is currently working toward becoming a certified hand therapist (CHT). Outside of work Will enjoys spending time camping, playing sports, biking, hiking, kayaking, and spending time with his family, pets, and friends.
Glendale Address 5757 W. Thunderbird Rd., E-465Glendale, AZ 85306