Andrea Kavka, OTR/L, CHT
The Pluses & Perils of Pickleball
Pickleball is all the rage. Each day, more and more individuals, across all age groups are heading to the pickleball courts. With over 4.8 million participants nationwide in 2022, and 39.3% growth over the last two years, pickleball has become the fastest-growing...
Winning the Winter Season – How To Stay Active During the Winter Season
During the cold winter months, the days are shorter, and the weather is chillier, making it harder to maintain an outdoor exercise plan. Regular exercise is important, so we want to encourage and inspire you with creative ways to keep you moving! Give yourself...
How to Avoid Common Winter Injuries this Cold Season
By Joseph Stellabotte, M.D., sports medicine specialist at Premier Every year, 'Old Man Winter' brings with him an assortment of sprains, strains, and fractures. But following a few simple steps can lower the odds that you or a loved one suffers a winter weather...
Andrea has a B.S in Occupational Therapy from Temple University. She has been specializing in hand therapy for the past 18 years and has been a Certified Hand Therapist since 2000. She was formerly employed at Taylor Hospital for 11 years where she was the supervisor of the outpatient hand clinic for 8 years. Andrea was also responsible for post-op shoulder patients, as well as acute care hand cases (tendon repairs, fractures and wounds). Andrea is the OT Manager for Premier.