Gard Erlandsson, MS, OTR/L, CHT

Gard Erlandsson, MS, OTR/L, CHT

Physical & Hand Therapy

Triad Region

Greensboro | Physical and Hand Therapy

Gard Erlandsson joined our EmergeOrtho Triad Region team in 2014. She is an experienced occupational therapist, specializing as a Certified Hand Therapist. Gard has 23 years of diverse experience, in rehabilitation management, education, research, and clinical work. Gard graduated from University of Toronto with a bachelor’s degree and from Boston University with a master’s degree, both in occupational therapy. She primarily cares for patients with injuries and conditions involving the hand, wrist, and elbow. Many of Gard’s patients have often undergone surgery and range from pediatric to geriatric stages of life.

Prior to joining our Hand Therapy Services department at EmergeOrtho, Gard spent five years working in China, in specialty hospitals treating patients with traumatic injuries to the hand, elbow, and shoulder. Gard has published studies in 3 different countries in the scope of hand rehabilitation. She co-authored “The Hand Manual”, published in China and used by clinicians and students. Gard has worked in upper extremity rehabilitation in multiple countries and believes in treating her patients holistically, incorporating culture, and individual’s values & beliefs. Developing and maintaining positive relationships with patients, coworkers, and her community is important to Gard. She is actively involved in her community and believes giving in back She is supportive of youth sport and local charity events. Her expertise, experience, and compassion are irreplaceable.

Languages Spoken

Fluent in Swedish and English; knowledge in Spanish, German and Chinese


  • Graduate Education: Master of Science, Occupational Therapy, Boston University
  • Undergraduate Education: Bachelor of Science, Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Massage Therapy Education: Axelsson’s Gymnastic Institute, Stockholm, Sweden



  • American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT)

Specialties & Services

EmergeOrtho is full of wonderful doctors! They make sure they go over every little thing and explain stuff so that you understand. I have 4 different doctors here and have been pleased with them all.

Michelle M


They treat you with respect take the time to understand what your needs are and work toward that gold of fixing the problem. Very professional in everything they do I love going there for treatment can't say that about many healthcare systems. I recommend EmergeOrtho to everyone I see.

Ronnie W


A New Level Of Orthopedic Care Has Emerged

As our patient, you will benefit from a full range of orthopedic services, specialties and technologies, including physical and hand therapy, advanced imaging services, and urgent care walk-in services providing immediate diagnosis and treatment for urgent orthopedic conditions.