In this session of Let’s Keep Moving With APDA, special guest Dr. Teresa Baker talked about some of the most common questions about physical therapy for Parkinson’s disease and answered audience questions live.
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ABOUT OUR SPEAKER
Dr. Teresa Baker is a clinical research physical therapist at the Center for Neurorehabilitation at Boston University where she provides clinical care and participates in research and educational activities with persons with Parkinson disease and movement disorders. This is also the home of the APDA National Rehabilitation Resource Center for Parkinson’s Disease. Teresa was previously an Advanced Physical Therapist at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital’s Outpatient Center in Medford, MA an outpatient center within the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital network. She has worked in the Spaulding system as a Physical Therapist since 2007, providing clinical care to outpatients treating a variety of diagnoses. She specializes in neurology with a special interest in vestibular rehab. Teresa has completed the American Physical Therapy Association Vestibular Rehabilitation competency course. Teresa is a lab instructor at MGH Institute of Health Professions for courses Clinical Management of Neuromuscular Disorders I and II. Teresa received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from MGH Institute of Health Professions in 2007. She is also a board-certified specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy and a member of the American Physical Therapy Association. Teresa enjoys traveling and yoga.