Hand Therapy Spotlight: Welcome, Jeff Cowdry!

Jeff Cowdry at Axes Physical Therapy in St. Louis, MO - serving the Ballwin, MO area

Welcome Jeff Cowdry, OTR/L, CHT, to the Axes Physical Therapy Family!

We are thrilled to announce the latest addition to our talented team at Axes Physical Therapy – Jeff Cowdry, OTR/L, CHT. Jeff is a well-respected hand therapist in the St. Louis area, and we are excited to have his expertise and passion as part of our family.

Jeff Cowdry: A Blend of Expertise and Compassion

We are excited to welcome Jeff Cowdry, OTR/L, CHT, to our Axes Physical Therapy team at the Ballwin clinic. Jeff brings an impressive 44-year legacy in occupational therapy, marked by diverse experiences and specialized expertise. A proud alumnus of the University of Missouri, Columbia, with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy, Jeff began his career at Jewish Hospital of St. Louis. There, he honed his skills working with burn victims, stroke, head injury, and spinal cord injury patients.

Jeff’s journey then led him to HealthSouth Corporation, where for 17 years, he mastered hand therapy and delved into the nuances of business operations. In his most recent 17-year tenure with outpatient companies, Jeff has been notably focused on wrist injuries, tendon transfers, and nerve transfer patients, working closely with some of the finest hand surgeons in the St. Louis region. His arrival at Axes is not just a new chapter in his career but a continuation of his commitment to bettering lives right here in the Greater St. Louis area. Outside the clinic, Jeff is an enthusiast of activities like bike riding, swimming, running, and Krav Maga, which reflects his dedication to an active and healthy lifestyle.

Our Team: Specialists in Hand Therapy

At Axes Physical Therapy, we pride ourselves on our team of expert hand therapists. Each member brings a unique set of skills and experiences, ensuring that we provide the highest quality of care. Our hand therapy specialists are adept in treating a wide range of conditions, from acute injuries to chronic pain, and they work tirelessly to help our patients regain their strength and functionality. With 19 locations across the Greater St. Louis area, there is sure to be an Axes Physical Therapy near you.

Same-Day Splinting Services and Fast Appointments

We understand that injuries and pain don’t wait, and neither should you. That’s why we offer same-day services for splinting, ensuring that you get the care you need when you need it. Plus, with appointments available within 24 hours, we make sure that your journey to recovery starts as soon as possible.

Direct Access to Physical Therapy and Hand Therapy

Did you know that you don’t need a prescription to start physical therapy or hand therapy? We offer direct access to our services, making it easier for you to begin your treatment without delays. At Axes, we believe in and commit to a collaborative approach to care. We coordinate with your physicians on your behalf, ensuring a seamless treatment plan that aligns with your overall health goals. This coordination is crucial in providing comprehensive care that addresses all aspects of your recovery.

Join Us in Welcoming Jeff Cowdry!

Let’s give a warm welcome to Jeff Cowdry, OTR/L, CHT. His expertise, coupled with our team’s commitment to excellence, makes Axes Physical Therapy the go-to place for hand therapy in St. Louis. We are excited to see the incredible impact he will have on our patients’ lives.


To learn more about our hand therapy services and meet our entire team of experts, visit us at our Hand Therapy page. We are here to help you heal and return to the activities you love most.

If you find yourself in situation where you are noticing pain throughout one or both of your arms, know we are here to help! Don’t wait for care – Axes offers same-day or within 24 hours appointment scheduling. Find your local Axes Hand Therapist for a free consultation to help guide you in finding ways to both prevent pain and reduce any symptoms you may be experiencing.

Start care today!

Hand Therapy Team

Jeff Cowdry at Axes Physical Therapy in St. Louis, MO - serving the Ballwin, MO area
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