The website author, Karen Murray, works in the DFW Metroplex and is a licensed occupational therapist of 27 years, Certified Stroke Rehab Specialist as well as Certified Hand Therapist and ACE certified personal trainer who specializes in working with stroke patients.
Her background / experience includes:
Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy
BS Degree in Kinesiology / Health Promotion and Fitness
Certified Stroke Rehabilitation Specialist from Neurorecovery Unlimited
ACE Certified Personal Trainer
Certified Hand Therapist
LSVT Big Certified (Parkinson's treatment)
Certified in Saebo fitting
Certificate in Advanced Practice in Hand and Upper Quarter Rehabilitation from Drexel University
Training in various stroke rehab techniques through multiple continuing education courses (NDT/Bobath, Neuro-Ifrah, Bioness, Saebo, etc.), stroke symposiums, and over 20+ years of working with stroke patients in various settings including acute care, skilled nursing, home health, inpatient and outpatient facilities.
Publications / Presentations by Author:
Improving Patient Compliance and Stroke Rehabilitation Outcomes Through Caregiver Engagement (Webinar from National Stroke Association now apart of American Stroke Association)
6 Tips for Continuing Your Rehab At Home - StrokeSmart Magazine
Adaptive Clothing for Stroke Patients - Ezine article
When getting stroke rehabilitation information, it is important to verify that your source has expertise. If you are interested in verifying my credentials, you can visit the websites below:
OT License - https://ptot.texas.gov/ot-license-search/
Certified Hand Therapist - https://www.htcc.org/find-a-cht
Stroke Certification - https://strokecertification.com/therapists/
Personal Trainer Certification - https://www.acefitness.org/resources/everyone/find-ace-pro/results/?fname=&lname=
LSVT Certification - https://www.lsvtglobal.com/LSVTFindClinicians
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