Christina Smith, PT, DPT, NCS, has worked with Sheltering Arms Institute since 2016. She specializes in neurological disorders, including stroke, spinal cord injury, and Parkinson’s disease. As a specialist and mentor in the use of advanced gait technology, Christina provides interventions with robotics and bodyweight support systems with a focus on utilizing the principles of neuroplasticity for optimal rehab benefit. As an outpatient champion for rehab technology, Christina assists in translation of knowledge into practice across multiple outpatient centers. She currently participates as a mentor for the VCU/Sheltering Arms Institute Neurologic Clinical Specialist Residency program. Christina is an alumnus of Liberty University where she received her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Kinesiology-Exercise Science and Virginia Commonwealth University where she received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree.
Jessi Vaught, PT, DPT, NCS, is the Physical Therapy Advisor at Sheltering Arms Institute. As a member of the clinical science team, she supports the PT department in mentoring and student programs, knowledge translation, clinical practice guideline use, and program development. Prior to her current position, she was a full-time clinician in inpatient rehabilitation. She has a passion for those with neurological diagnoses and earned her Neurologic Clinical Specialist (NCS) in 2012. Jessi has been a mentor in the VCU/Sheltering Arms Institute Neurologic Clinical Specialist Residency program and currently serves as a manager in the program. She is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University and has presented at multiple national and international conferences.
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The Rehabilitation Centre Valens is part of the Clinics Valens group, together with other 4 centers in Switzerland plus one under construction. Clinics Valens are recognized as pioneers and opinion-formers in the Swiss rehabilitation field. Since 2003, the Rehabilitation Center Valens implements robotics and technology for rehabilitation and has been an innovator in the intelligent clinical integration of technology, therapy planning and development of clinical protocols.
VAMED Seefeld: VAMED Seefeld is part of the group VAMED outpatient clinics, located in the center of Zürich. The services provided are from physiotherapy, medical training therapy (MTT), robotics, occupational therapy, or neurological and psychiatric consultations, where the latest technology in rehabilitation has a strong presence. Their close collaboration with industry partners makes VAMED Seefeld stand for the latest innovation in patient care and rehabilitation.
The Rehabilitation Clinic Zihlschlacht specializes in the treatment of brain and nerve injured patients. For 30 years, the clinic and its employees have been focusing exclusively on the treatment and recovery of stroke, brain injuries and diseases. An interdisciplinary team of experienced neurorehabilitation specialists supports the patients over the entire time of their rehabilitation. As one of the leading speciality clinics for neurological rehabilitation, the Rehabilitation Clinic Zihlschlacht implements the most innovative therapeutic approaches and technologies, highly intensive and individualized therapy programs provided by experienced rehab professionals in interdisciplinary teams, strong partnerships and professional networks.
Sheltering Arms Institute, a collaboration with VCU Health, is a state-of-the-science, 114-bed inpatient physical rehabilitation hospital and network of eight outpatient centers. Located in Richmond, Virginia in the United States, Sheltering Arms Institute provides intensive and individualized rehabilitation to individuals recovering from a wide range of illnesses and injuries, including strokes, spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, amputations, burns, and more. The Institute blends advanced technology, research, and evidence-based clinical treatment to create an innovative, transdisciplinary model of rehabilitative care that facilitates superior outcomes for our patients.
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