Michelle Coil graduated with her Masters of Occupational Therapy in 2004 and became a Certified Hand Therapist in 2012. She has spent nearly 15 years in clinical practice in the areas of upper extremity orthopedic rehabilitation; and has developed expertise and special skills in functional cast fabrication and splint/orthotic interventions. In 2009, she made her first functional cast and has been sharing her craft ever since. She is a clinical pearl contributor to the upcoming second edition Splinting the Hand and Upper Extremity: Principles and Process chapter on functional casting. Currently, she is devoting her time as founder of Virtual Hand Care, LLC, a teletherapy platform for clients with UE injuries. She is passionate about the promotion of hand therapy and has created the Hand Nerds Facebook group to assist with mentoring clinicians. Michelle compliments her clinical work with additional certifications as an Ergonomic Assessment Specialist and Professional Yoga Therapist.