Joy Verfuerth, OTR, joined the Rehab departments of Ministry Sacred Heart Hospital and Ministry Saint Mary's Hospital 1998. As a Occupational Therapist she has a clinical interest in treatment of fractures, post operative rehabilitation of the upper extremities, soft tissue injuries, chronic pain, and work injuries. "I believe that it is essential to look at the whole person in treating injury and illness. My primary focus of treatment is to return the individual to their most functional level for optimal quality of life", stated Joy. When she has free time she enjoys spending time with her family in outdoor activities including boating and snowmobiling. She also supports her two boys in their pursuits of sporting events throughout the year. She has a great love for animals, most specifically her dogs.