Troy Shelton selected as Top Occupational Therapist of the Decade by IAOTP

New York, New York, United States - 01-24-2023 -

Troy Shelton, Occupational Therapist, Certified Hand Therapist, and Alternative Medicine Practitioner of Better Medicine Better Life, was recently selected as Occupational Therapist of the Decade by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for her outstanding leadership, dedication and commitment to the field of Occupational therapy and Alternative medicine.

While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only 1 Occupational Therapist is selected for this distinction. Troy is being recognized for having almost three decades of professional experience as a talented and passionate Alternative Medicine Practitioner. Troy will receive her recognition at IAOTP's upcoming Award Gala in December later this year.

Troy has certainly proven herself as a skilled practitioner in Occupational Therapy, Hand Therapy and Functional and Energy Medicine. Throughout her career she has impacted countless lives as seen by the hundreds of thank you notes accumulated over the years as well as amazing testimonials some of which can be found on her website and scheduling platform

Troy has demonstrated impressive areas of expertise in many skill sets to include hand therapy, orthotic fabrication, ergonomics, reposturing, use of both dynamic and kinesiotape for orthopedic and sports injuries, cumulative trauma, and nerve pain, graston technique for both upper and lower extremities, functional medicine, energy medicine to include both the Body Code and Emotion Code, ADHD, austim, spinal cord and amputees, general rehabilitation as well as utilization of redox technologies, stem cell therapies, bioresonance and body scan technologies, light therapy, and terahertz frequency treatments. Ms. Shelton is a dynamic, results-oriented leader and is the Founder and CEO of Better Medicine Better Life. She has her own blog and has been featured on Blog talk radio out of NY.  She combines all of her skillsets to optimize patient/client outcomes and tailors her treatments to maximize health, well-being of mind, body, and spirit by uniquely releasing trapped energies, balancing cellular function, and utilizing the most up to date modalities to set her treatments apart from others.

Troy’s practice provides comprehensive hand therapy treatment and evaluations, manual therapy and reposturing dynamics, functional medicine consultations, customized fitness and nutrition programs, blood and functional medicine labs, Redox and light therapy technologies, frequency medicine, Emotion Code and Body Code sessions to include heart wall clearings, chakra clearings, immune boosting sessions, and total body systems evaluations that incorporate resonance scan technologies.

Before embarking on her professional career path, Troy earned a psychology degree from Carroll College in 1994. She received her Occupational Therapy degree in 1996 after transferring to the University of Washington School of Medicine. Troy has extensive hand therapy training and obtained her CHT in 2006. She is certified in functional medicine, ergonomics, upper extremity re-posturing dynamics, and weight training, dynamic and kinesiotaping, and Graston Technique.  Her Emotion Code and Body Code energy medicine certifications were obtained while training with Dr. Bradley Nelson at Discover Healing.

Stephanie Cirami, President of IAOTP, stated, "Choosing Troy for this honor was an effortless decision for our panel to make. She is intuitive, health-conscious, and healing-focused. Her Integrative methods are unmatched, and we are thrilled to be honoring her as our Top Occupational Therapist of the Decade." 

Throughout her illustrious career, Troy has received awards, accolades and has been recognized nationwide for her expertise as an Occupational Therapist. In 2022 she received Top Occupational Therapist of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) at the magnificent Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas. This year she is being considered for a feature article in TIP (Top Industry Professional) Magazine and to be featured on the Nasdaq Billboard in Times Square, NYC. She was also nominated in 2023 for the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of Washington.

Looking back, Troy attributes her success to her understanding of balance and family, her appreciation for hard work, and her desire and ability to help others. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family, sports, and researching alternative medicine. She will continue to provide the most efficient and revolutionary ways for her patients/clients to achieve optimal health and wellness in the future.

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The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization that handpicks the world's finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries. These top professionals are given an opportunity to collaborate, share their ideas, be keynote speakers, and help influence others in their fields. This organization is not a membership that anyone can join. You must be asked by the President or be nominated by a distinguished honorary member after a brief interview.

IAOTP's experts have given thousands of top prestigious professionals worldwide the recognition and credibility that they deserve and have helped build their branding empires. IAOTP prides itself as a one-of-a-kind boutique networking organization that handpicks only the best of the best and creates a networking platform that connects and brings these top professionals together.

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Full Name: Stephanie Cirami
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