Ed Detels has worked exclusively in hand therapy for 15 years and founded California Hand Therapy in February 2005. He received his BA from the University of California, Irvine and his Masters of Occupational Therapy at Samuel Merritt College. Ed is licensed as an advance practitioner in hand therapy as well as in physical agent modalities for the state of California and achieved the national designation of Certified Hand Therapist in 2002.  He completed certification for the ASTYM (Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization) treatment program in 2010 and has attended extensive continuing education courses in custom splinting as well as myofascial release and joint mobilization techniques.