Episode #12 Bobby Hand, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Building Your Team: How a specialized Parkinson's physical therapist can improve quality of life and where to find them
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Bobby is a board-certified clinical specialist in neurologic physical therapy.
He graduated with his Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.
Bobby has served the role of a full-time physical therapist for over seven years and works nearly exclusively within the Parkinson’s community.
He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society.
In 2018 Bobby was the recipient of the APTA Academy of Neurology Early Career Professional Award and Degenerative Disease Special Interest Group Volunteer Award.
He has supported the PD patient population through education and advocacy in partnership with organizations such as the Parkinson's Foundation, PDSELF, CurePSP, and newly founded LiftPD.
Bobby’s goals are to continue to develop an excellent quality of treatment paradigms for Parkinson’s disease, improve clinical care access, and to continue to give support to self-efficacy for individuals and families living with Parkinson’s disease.