I am Brenda Shaeffer, a Doctor of Physical Therapy, practicing for over forty years. I look forward to helping you find solutions for your issues and optimize your health for life. I use a three step method which first confirms the root cause of the issue to rethink your goals, and your priorities. Next applies research based approaches to learn how to recognize when and how to reduce risks in your own body that cause pain or performance errors, and finally a goal specific plan is developed, collaborating with your solutions team. You are ready to reset your body at any age and stage of life.
I have been a licensed Physical Therapist since 1978. I have a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Simmons College, a Bachelor of Science from Cleveland State University and attended The Ohio State University and Mary Washington College. State University and attended The Ohio State University and Mary Washington College. I've been a private practitioner since 1981 and have been an innovator in the field of physical therapy in business and treatment approaches in orthopedics and sports, treating athletes at every level. I am experienced in post surgical rehab, neurologic disease care including ALS. My background as an elite athlete in gymnastics and acrosports and as a national sailboat racer and coach in both sports, gives me an understanding of issues associated with recovering from injury and performing at the highest levels.
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