Methodist Sugar Land Hospital employee elected to international leadership post

Peggy Boineau, a Senior Occupational Therapist at Methodist Sugar Land Hospital, was recently elected Treasurer of the International Federation of Societies for Hand Therapy (IFSHT).

IFSHT is a global organization that provides networking and educational opportunities to develop and enhance the practice of hand therapy around the world.

“To be elected as an officer in a worldwide organization is a tremendous honor and a real recognition of Peggy’s stature within her profession,” said Sean Croft, Director of Rehabilitation Services for Methodist Sugar Land Hospital. “Over the past 10 years, Peggy’s dedication and service to the field of hand therapy has been unmatched. We are extremely fortunate to have such a highly qualified, highly skilled individual here at Methodist Sugar Land Hospital.”

Boineau brings a wealth of clinical expertise to her job at Methodist Orthopaedic Specialists of Texas (MOST) and Methodist Sugar Land Hospital (MSLH). She has been a Certified Hand Therapist for more than 20 years, and has a long history of leadership roles in state, national and now international organizations. In fact, Boineau is a former President of the American Society of Hand Therapists, a position she held in 2010.

Hand therapists such as Boineau are occupational or physical therapists that help rehabilitate patients with hand and wrist injuries and conditions, treating acute traumatic injuries such as crushed fingers, fractures, amputations and lacerations with nerve damage, along with repetitive-use conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome.

Methodist Sugar Land Hospital’s Physical Therapy & Sports Rehab services are located at Methodist Orthopaedic Specialists of Texas (Highway 6 and Brooks St.) and at Methodist Sugar Land Hospital’s Spine Center off Town Center Boulevard.To schedule an appointment please call 281-201-0405.

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