Certified hand therapists
Physical therapists
Occupational therapists

Ashim Bakshi, MHS, OTR/L, CHT
Clinic Director/ Owner
Ashim Bakshi, MHS, OTR/L, CHT
Clinic Director/ Owner

Ashim Bakshi, MHS, OTR/L, CHT

Hand & Orthopedic Rehab Clinic Director and Owner   Ashim Bakshi, MHS, OTR/L, CHT is the clinic director/owner. Ashim has over 20 years of experience as a clinician specializing in the orthopedic rehabilitation of the upper quadrant involving the shoulder, elbow and the hand complex. After his Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy from Delhi University in India, he completed his Graduate Fellowship in Hand Therapy and Rehabilitation from Texas Woman’s University and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston in 2002 and his Certification in Hand Therapy (CHT) in 2003. Ashim then continued his education to receive his Masters in Health Science-Occupational Therapy (Orthopedics) from University of Indianapolis. Ashim has presented at local, national and international levels on varying topics involving upper extremity orthopedic rehabilitation.

Aaron Parkins PT DPT
Aaron Parkins PT DPT

Aaron Parkins PT DPT

Aaron Parkins PT DPT is a long-term native of Brazil Indiana, Aaron graduated summa cum laude from Indiana University Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science degree in 2007. He was then accepted into Indiana University's School for Health and Rehab Services where he graduated with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2010. Aaron practiced physical therapy at a local hospital outpatient rehabilitation clinic for 4 years prior to joining the Hand and Orthopedic Rehab Clinic as the PT director in the Brazil facility. Aaron specializes in treating the spine and the orthopedic conditions affecting the shoulder, hip, and knee. He has a special interest in managing sports and work-related injuries, balance deficits/ gait abnormalities, and post-traumatic injuries. Aaron is also certified in Functional Capacity evaluations

Trevor Hetrick MS OTR
Trevor Hetrick MS OTR

Trevor Hetrick MS OTR

Trevor D. Hetrick, MS OTR, hails from the town of Staunton, Indiana, which is nestled on the outskirts of Brazil. In 2018, he graduated from Indiana State University with a Bachelor of Health Science degree, followed by attaining his Masters of Occupational Therapy from the same institution in 2021.

Since February 2022, Trevor has contributed his expertise as an Occupational Therapist at the Hand and Orthopedic Rehab Clinic. His focus lies in addressing upper extremity orthopedic conditions encompassing the neck, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, and fingers. Notably, his practice extends to the specialized management of nerve-related conditions, post-surgical repairs, sports and work-related injuries, and pediatric orthopedic rehabilitation.

Trevor is presently dedicated to achieving certification as a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT), further augmenting his proficiency in this specialized field.

Trusted experience

  • Consultant and adjunct faculty at Indiana State University’s graduate Occupational Therapy program
  • Partner and principal at Advanced Rehab Seminars, providing post-graduate level, lab-based continuing education training programs to practicing Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Certified Hand Therapists, and Athletic Trainers.

Ashim Bakshi, MHS, OTR/L, CHT

Hand & Orthopedic Rehab Clinic Director and Owner

Presentations / Lectures / Publications

Management of Subacromial Impingement-A combination approach using manual therapy and supervised exercises. Advance for Occupational Therapists April 2008

Clinical Pearls and Tips. American Society for the Hand Therapists Annual Conference. Phoenix, Arizona.

Peripheral Nerve injuries . A Paradigm of Assessment, Differential diagnosis and Treatment for the hand therapist. Annual Meeting American Society for Hand Therapists Boston MA

Manual Therapy of the Upper Quadrant. A Primer for the hand therapist. Keynote speaker at the Texas chapter of ASHT. Dallas TX

Manual Therapy – An Advanced Level Lab -Based course for the Experienced Therapist.

  •    San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco CA.
  •    Accelerated Rehabilitation Clinics, Chicago IL

Guest lecturer/speaker at Indiana State University and Indiana University School of Medicine- Terre Haute

The paradigm of differential diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of the upper quadrant nerve & orthopedic systems.

  • Kaiser Permanante Hospital, San Jose CA
  • Physiotherapy Associates, Atlanta GA; Memphis TN.
  • Sports and Orthopaedics Specialists .Salt Lake City UT
  • Ortho Georgia. Macon GA
  • Florence, Italy. Keynote speaker at the Annual Hand Congress

Sports medicine for the upper quadrant – with splinting and taping.

  • Sutter Healthcare group. San Mateo CA.
  • IRG group. Everett WA

Comprehensive management of the post-surgical arm. Sutter Healthcare System San Jose CA

– Presbyterian Healthcare System – Albuquerque NM

– University of Florida Health – Jacksonville FL

Incidence of concomitant disputed neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome with rotator cuff tear and its effect on post-operative management and outcome. – A clinical case report. – Annual Meeting American Society of Shoulder and elbow Therapists / Surgeons. Pinehurst NC

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome – Functional Anatomy, assessment and management . Keynote Speaker. American Society of Hand Therapist . California Chapter San Jose CA.

Neural Mobilization with myofascial manipulation – Los Angeles CA- Hand Therapy Association of Greater LA, San Jose CA

Keynote speaker at the 2016 Annual California Association of Hand Therapy

Invited speaker for the IFSSH /IFSHT Triennial Congress 2019 in Berlin Germany. ” Science and Principles of Neurodynamics- From Theoretical concepts to Practice”

The American Society of Shoulder and Elbow Therapists’ Consensus Statement on Rehabilitation For Anatomic Total Shoulder Arthroplasty . Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery October 2020

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