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5: Dr. Cristen Gordon pt 1

In part 1 of our interview with Dr. Cristen Gordon, we ask her questions about physical therapy submitted by survivors and caregivers in the brain injury community.

Dr. Gordon answers questions like:
- What types of exercise help to heal brain injury?
- How can I get my arm or leg working again?
- What can be done for brain injured, bedridden patients that have bed sores?

Dr. Cristen Gordon, PT, DPT, CBIS is a physical therapist with 13 years experience specializing in the treatment of brain injury, vestibular impairment, and other neurological disorders. She is passionate about helping people gain safe mobility and function to improve quality of life and has been fortunate to treat in both outpatient and inpatient settings. Cristen is a dedicated professor and clinical educator and enjoys giving back to the progression and improvement of the profession.

Get your questions answered about brain injury! On Brightway Answers, we ask YOUR questions to doctors, therapists, and other professionals who specialize in brain injury. Learn more or submit a question at www.brightwayhealth.org/podcast.

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RESOURCES:

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA):
https://www.apta.org/

Find a physical therapist:
https://aptaapps.apta.org/APTAPTDirectory/FindAPTDirectory.aspx