PORI Certified Oncology Rehab Specialist, Certified Lymphedema Therapist, Hand Therapy, LSVT BIG Certified, Jokester Extraordinaire. The mission: Through education, rehabilitation, exercise, and emotional support we strive to empower our patients diagnosed with cancer to maintain and improve their quality of life during and following cancer treatments. Cresta earned her Occupational Therapy degree from Colorado State University, a top five nationally ranked OT school, in 2001 and had an early interest in lymphedema therapy through her clinicals. She received her certification in lymphedema therapy in 2005 through The Academy of Lymphatic Studies and completed a re-certification through Norton School of Lymphatic Studies in 2017. She became an Oncology Rehab Specialist in 2017 through PORI and is currently pursuing her Clinical Doctorate in Occupational Therapy. She has been the lead lymphedema therapist at St. David’s Medical Center in Round Rock for over ten years and honored with numerous ICARE nominations, Employee of the Month awards, and 2016 Caregiver of the Year. She has completed extensive continuing education in cancer rehabilitation and is very active in the Austin/Round Rock oncology community. She has been a breast cancer rehabilitation guest lecturer at the University of St. Augustine in Austin and frequently gives community presentations.