B.S., Physical Therapist, Certified Ergonomic Evaluation Specialist
Licensed Physical Therapist
Certified Ergonomic Evaluation Specialist
First Aid, CPR, AED qualified
Lisa graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1995 with a degree in Physical Therapy. Lisa’s work as a physical therapist has spanned over 20 years and included a variety of work environments, ranging from inpatient hospital settings, home health, orthopedic outpatient clinics, and work conditioning and hardening clinics in industrial settings.
Her work and treatments with seniors within outpatient physical therapy clinics included:
rehabilitation following surgeries
management strategies for chronic orthopedic issues such as arthritis
education and exercise programs to minimize the risk for falls
instruction and recommendations for assistive devices such as canes and walkers
general exercise program design to maintain maximum independence and health
As a Certified Ergonomic Evaluation Specialist and Industrial Engineer she was the injury prevention specialist while working industrial settings and thus to prevent injuries in the workplace. As a Physical Therapist and Senior Ergonomist she provided treatment services for injured workers.
Lisa has completed advanced training in the FallProof™ Balance and Mobility Program.
Lisa sincerely believes and knows that all people, no matter what their circumstance or age, can benefit physically and mentally and spiritually from a fitness and/or wellness program if they are patient and are a committed part of the process!
Lisa has been an avid runner and exerciser. She draws inspiration from her parents who are both in their seventies and continue to both strength train and jog 3-5 miles at least 3-4 times per week.
Previous to her career as a physical therapist, she worked as an Industrial Engineer for Caterpillar, Inc. after receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Lisa is truly excited to have the opportunity to meet with you, listen to what you desire and wish to achieve from our services, and then work together with you to achieve these goals.