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Sally Brown, MBA, OTR/L, CHT

Sally Brown, MBA, OTR/L, CHT

Sally Brown, MBA, OTR/L, CHT, is the director of therapy for BoulderCentre for Orthopedics & Spine. Sally has been an occupational therapist since 1992 and a certified hand therapist since 1997.


Sally began her career at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan working with children with hand/thumb deformities, amputations, and burns and earned her board certification in hand therapy at the University of Michigan Hospital. Sally has served on the board of directors of the American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT) for two terms and received the Outstanding Committee Member Award and the President’s Gold Award from the society. She has been published twice in cooperation with ASHT.

Sally specializes in low-temperature splint fabrication, scar management, tendon rehabilitation, and all upper extremity injuries from the shoulder to the fingertips. Sally is certified by Stanford University as an Empowered Relief instructor helping patients to better understand pain, gain pain relief skills, and create a personal plan for their own pain relief.


  • Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Board-Certified in Hand Therapy

Community Service

Sally has been a member of the Boulder Rotary Club since 2013 and received the Quick Start Rotarian Award. Sally is an active member of Boulder Rotary serving as President in 2020/2021. Sally enjoys serving her community through Rotary and organized three successful food drives for Sister Carmen during the pandemic, serving Colorado Food Share, working with the YMCA to facilitate summer camp for the children who lost their homes during the Marshall Fire, serving at the Buffalo Bike Classic, Calwood flood restoration, and serving on the Board of Trustees for the Boulder Rotary Club Foundation. Sally also serves as secretary/treasurer of the Boulder Kisumu Sister City. Sally received the International Human Rights Award in 2012 from the Boulder County United Nations Association.

Patient Comments

Sally’s awesome; arm feels great when she’s done.” – James W.