Brad Harper, ORT/L, Vice President

Brad Harper

Background:

Brad's interest in physical fitness began in high school and defined his major in Exercise Physiology at the University of Iowa. Brad entered the work force in a business managerial role, though his passion for fitness occupied his leisure time.


It was an injury involving free weights that became Brad's epiphany moment. After extensive hand surgery and 12 weeks of immobilization, he was in need of an occupational therapist with hand expertise. It was his hand therapy experience that motivated him to a career change in occupational therapy to utilize his love of fitness and helping others.


Education:

Brad graduated with a B.S. degree in Occupational Therapy with a minor in Psychology from St. Ambrose University. As an OT, Brad's primary focus of practice has been hand therapy


Interests:

In 2004, Brad became vice president and co-owner of Braaten Health LLC. Brad holds in great value his faith, family, and ongoing belief in living an active and healthy lifestyle.