Lena Osterlund

Lena Osterlund has joined our team at Hands-On Physical Therapy in January 2017, with her main interest being to advance her career in Women's Health Physical Therapy after a ong career in general practice. Lena is an extensively trained Physical Therapist with over 20 years of experience. Educated and trained at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm Sweden she uses a Scandinavian manual therapy approach to her treatments.

She has worked in several settings in Stockholm and in Honolulu, where she also had her own clinic for 15 years treating mostly orthopedic injuries; backs, sacro-iliac joints and pelvic pain. She has the last years taken interest in Women’s Health issues and has been tutored/trained by Jolene Smith who is a certified and experienced Woman’s Health Practitioner. Lena is since a couple of years working with Hands On Physical Therapy helping clients improve their quality of life and physical fitness.

Her clinical expertise, special interest and training is now focused on:

Lena specializes in Orthopedics and Women’s Health. She has extensive experience and training in Pelvic disorders, SIJ & Lumbar dysfunction.

She has particular experience also in the rehabilitation of the injured worker and transitioning them back to a productive work-life balance.

Lena also has a B.S. in Physical Education Teaching and she believes strongly in patient education as well as the joint effort from practitioner and patient/client towards attainable goals.

In her spare time Lena enjoys music and physical activity whether it is spending time in nature, hiking, going to the gym and of course relaxing with friends. She loves to travel, as she usually travels to Sweden to visit family or to DC to listen to her son Markus play french horn with the National Symphony Orchestra.