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7: Susan Little PT, MS, CBIS

In this episode of Brightway Answers, we interview Physical Therapist Susan Little with questions submitted by brain injury survivors and caregivers.

In this episode, Susan answers questions like:

- Can severe balance problems ever get better?
- What treatments help the most for the greatest number of people?
- What assessment tools are useful for determining prognosis and progress in brain injury?

Susan Little, PT, MS, CBIS is a licensed Physical Therapist with specialization in the management of the traumatic brain injuries. She is currently employed by Allegheny Health Network serving as a clinical physical therapist on the Inpatient Brain Injury Rehabilitation Unit at Allegheny Valley Hospital near Pittsburgh, PA. With over 30 years of experience in inpatient rehabilitation of neurological injuries, she has served in clinical, developmental, supervisory, research and educational roles. She regularly provides community education on various brain injury related topics to audiences ranging from grade school students to doctoral programs. This includes serving as adjunct faculty/guest lecturer at Duquesne University, Chatham University and Slippery Rock University. Susan is a Certified Brain Injury Specialist through the Brain Injury Association of America and a Certified Instructor for Nonviolent Crisis Intervention. Susan’s educational background includes a Bachelor’s Degree in PT from the University of Scranton and a Master’s Degree in Neurological PT from the University of Pittsburgh.

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.