Lori, as an Occupational Therapist with over 30 years of experience, has always been interested in helping people function to the best of their ability. She resided in Mooresville, NC for most of her career, working in Brain Injury Rehabilitation, Hand Therapy and Lymphedema Therapy. She also practices Neurolink which is complementary to traditional therapy or as a stand-alone therapy service. Lori moved to Boone, NC in 2016 and opened her own practice specializing in Hand Therapy, Graston Technique, Neurolink, Functional Movement Screens and Movement Assessments.
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  • June 1980

    Graduated from Watertown High School in Watertown, New York

    Lori grew up in a small town in New York, near the Canadian border, with her younger brother Brad and older sister Leigh.
  • June 1984

    Graduated from SUNY at Buffalo

    Received a BS in Occupational Therapy with Summa Cum Laude honors.
  • September 1984

    Moved to Charleston, SC

    Worked at MUSC in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
  • September 1985

    Moved to Charlotte, NC

    Worked at Charlotte Institute of Rehabilitation in the area of Brain Injury Rehabilitation.
  • June 1990

    Married Mark Hiatt

  • 1993

    Began working with Miller Orthopedic Clinic as a Hand Therapist

    The name has changed many times and is now known as OrthoCarolina. Lori worked full-time, part-time and as needed for 22 years.
  • October 1994

    Became a Certified Hand Therapist!

    Earned CHT credentials. Recertified four times over the past 20 years.
  • August 30, 2002

    Became a mom to Lindsey.

    My adventurous child keeps me young.
  • November 2004

    Became Certifed in Graston Technique

  • 2006

    Began Teaching for Graston Technique

    I have met and learned from many excellent clinicians who are passionate about helping others move and feel better.
  • October 2011

    Became certified in Lymphedema Therapy

    Earned the credentials CLT through the American College of Lymphatic Studies.
  • August 2012

    Opened Lymphatic Health Center

    Originally opened in Morrison Plantation. Moved to 517 Alcove Road in August 2103.
  • May 2015

    Attended Neurolink - Part A Seminar

    Atlanta, Georgia. Learned the initial 10 screens.
  • August 2015

    Attended Neurolink - Part A (again)

    Boston, Mass. Refining skills. There is always something to learn.
  • September 2015

    Attended Neurolink -Part B in Seattle, WA

  • October 12-13, 2015

    Attended Neurolink - Part B in Atlanta, Georgia

  • October 28-30, 2015

    Neurolink 2015 - Honolulu,HI

    Exciting new protocols for decreasing pain, improving learning abilities, decreasing stress and improving the immune system.
  • November 2015

    Opened B3THERAPY in Boone, NC

    Boone Healing Arts Center
    838 State Farm Road, Suite 1
    Boone, NC 28607
  • April 2016

    Relocated to 240 HWY 105 Extension, Suite 200 in Boone NC.