Join us this week for a webinar on “Staying active while at home: Physical therapy advice for exercise and FSHD,” given by Julie Hershberg, PT, DPT, NCS. Dr. Hershberg is a neurologic physical therapist, founder and owner of re+active physical therapy & wellness and adjunct instructor of clinical physical therapy at the University of Southern California. Current clinical interests include evaluation and treatment of patients with neurologic disorders including FSHD, movement disorders and other chronic diseases. She has special interest in facilitating exercise and wellness in order to optimize outcomes and quality of life for people with neurologic disorders. Her background includes completion of the neurologic residency program at USC and Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center in 2003 and becoming a board certified neurologic clinical specialist in 2005 with recertification in 2015. She founded the Schmidt Movement Disorders Fellowship for physical therapists at re+active in 2016. She received the 2019 Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy Clinician of the Year award.
Dr. Hershberg has worked with many clients who have FSH muscular dystrophy and teaches courses in physical therapy for FSHD patients. She has spoken at our Los Angeles Family Day conference and we’re always impressed by her knowledge and dedication to patients. We’re excited to have her share advice about how you can continue to exercise safely while sequestered at home.
Every Thursday, at 1:00 pm ET, we are hosting our “FSHD Society Sequester Camp” webinar series, which will run every week at the same time for as long as it’s needed. Anyone can join from anywhere for free. We’ll be sharing information, resources, and social support. For your personalized link to join the webinar, click on the link below.
Please note that we will be recording these webinars, and will have information and updates on a regular basis.