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Kristin Biggins


Concentration Track Director for Hand Track of Post-Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy

Associate Professor

Kristin Biggins has been an occupational therapist since 1992. She received a B.S. in Physical Education/Athletic Training from Boise State University in 1985, a M.S degree in occupational therapy (OT) from San Jose State University in 1992, and a post-professional doctorate (OTD) through the hand therapy track from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP) in 2013. She obtained her certification in hand therapy in 2003, and a certification in lymphedema in 2019. Dr. Biggins has worked within the RMUoHP OTD program since 2013, initially as a teacher’s assistant, eventual adjunct faculty, and now in her current position within the hand therapy elective track program. Dr. Biggins lives in Hailey, Idaho, and works at St. Luke’s Wood River Medical Center. Her passion lies in providing preventative, conservative, and post-operative treatments for upper extremity diagnoses. In addition, she works within the cancer rehab program and with those with lymphedema. She is dedicated to emphasizing the holistic perspective of OT within her treatment sessions and is dually devoted to promoting OT within health prevention and wellness settings. Dr. Biggins is a medical yoga therapist and incorporates the tenets of the yoga practice through an OT lens with her clients in her privately owned yoga studio. She has 2 amazing grown sons, loves exploring the outdoors through hiking, biking, and fishing, enjoys photography, and dabbles in art.