Catherine Nelson Piela

Catherine NelsonCatherine Piela, OTR is an occupational therapist with extensive experience in industrial rehabilitation including work hardening, functional assessment, return to work consultation and ergonomic job analysis.

Catherine obtained her B.S. degree from the College of St. Catherine and is in private practice at Saunders Therapy Centers. Ms. Piela's past experience includes Polinsky Functional Assessments faculty member and trainer, Sister Kenny Institute industrial rehabilitation senior therapist, and CARF surveyor. 

She is co-author of Functional Capacity Evaluation, Techniques for Success, and has published in the WORK Journal.