Swift Institute Expands, Acquires Nevada Hand Therapy in Reno and Carson City

Reno, NV, July 28, 2023 — Swift Institute, Nevada’s premier spine, orthopedic, vein, and neurology practice, announces the acquisition of Nevada Hand Therapy, an occupational and certified hand therapy group in Reno and Carson City, NV.

Swift Institute acquires Nevada Hand Therapy in Reno and Carson City Swift Institute Hand Therapy will be offered in Reno, Carson City, and soon Sparks, Nevada.

Of the group acquisition, Nevada Hand Therapy’s Co-Founder Pam Schoening, OTR/L, CHT, said, “Nevada Hand Therapy is pleased to announce that we will become part of Swift Institute, Nevada’s premier spine, orthopedic, vein & neurology specialty group. Dedicated to providing high-quality specialty healthcare for the Northern Nevada community, Swift Institute will ensure that our region’s occupational and hand therapy services remain an enduring resource.”

Ty Windfeldt, MBA, CEO of Swift Institute, explains, “We welcome the addition of Nevada Hand Therapy, co-founded by Pam Schoening, OTR/L, CHT, and Christine Niho, MS, OTR/L, CHT, to the Swift Institute team. Partnering with Nevada Hand Therapy, the region’s clinical experts in hand therapy and occupational therapy, enriches our specialty practice and expands our ability to meet our patients’ needs better.”

In partnership with HOPCo, Swift Institute is a multi-disciplinary practice with spine, orthopedic, neurologic, and vein specialists, including orthopedic surgeons with sub-specialization in hand-to-shoulder, foot and ankle, knee, hip, joint replacement, back, and neck, as well as spine-specialized neurosurgeons, interventional pain management MDs, physical therapists, and comprehensive imaging capabilities. 

Swift Institute hand therapy and occupational therapy services will be offered in Reno at 10539 Professional Circle, Suite 201, Reno, NV 89521 and in Carson City at 1749 North Stewart Street, Suite 50, Carson City, Nevada 89706. Patients will also have access to all the Swift Institute services, including orthopedic urgent clinic, MRI, and physical therapy, as well as spine, orthopedic, neurologic, and vein specialized doctors and advanced practice providers. 

As Swift Institute continues to be a top specialty provider in the region, expansion and growth are still among the top priorities for its leadership. The addition of occupational and certified hand therapy reflects their ongoing commitment to providing world-class specialized patient care. 

About Swift Institute

In partnership with HOPCo, Swift Institute includes over 70 specialists and multiple locations across Nevada. Swift Institute includes orthopedic, spine, neurosurgery, neurology, imaging, and vein specialists and serves residents of Nevada and beyond with innovative and patient-focused healthcare. The physicians and specialists at Swift Institute are among the top specialists in the United States to help ensure the highest quality patient care, whether in the medical clinic, the procedure suite, or the surgery suite. In addition, the Swift Institute spine, orthopedic, vein, and neurology specialists are focused on helping patients achieve their goals for recovery and activity.


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