Chet Lafave, OTR/L, CHT

Chet LaFave, OTR/L, CHT

Occupational Therapist

Chet is a graduate of Saginaw Valley State University where he received his masters degree in occupational therapy. Chet recently received his CHT from the Hand Therapy Certification Commission. He specializes in treating injuries of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand. He also has a passion for creating custom fabricated splints for various types of injuries and conditions.

Chet grew up in Charlotte, MI and graduated from Charlotte High School in 2009. While in high school he participated in baseball and basketball for the Orioles. His love for baseball continued throughout college as he played his freshman year in Illinois before transferring to finish his career at SVSU.
Outside of work, Chet enjoys spending time with his wife and family as well as hunting, fishing, and golf. 


  • Shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand injuries
  • Custom splinting
  • Post surgical rehabilitation