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In this episode, Polly talks with three experts on the benefits and impact of residential, recreational and community-based rehab: Dr. Nada Metti, DrOT, OTRL, Nikki Warner, MPT, and Lindsay Vos, CTRS.
Tune in to learn more about how to apply the latest evidence based practice in a residential setting, creative techniques to help clients reach their goals in the home and community, and the importance of recreation as a component of rehabilitation.
Nikki Warner is a graduate of the class of 2000 University of Michigan-Flint Master’s of Physical Therapy program. She has dedicated her career to neuro field for the last 22 years. Her specialties include working with populations such as amputees, TBI, CVA, SCI and PD. She has been an expert trainer for Mobility Research’s LiteGait for the last 16 years. She is currently the Lead PT for Residential and Community-based Rehabilitation program at The Recovery Project.
Dr. Nada Metti, DrOT, OTRL is an occupational therapist at The Recovery Project. Nada is a graduate of Grand Valley State University, receiving her Masters in Occupational Science and Therapy and her post-professional Doctorate in Occupational Therapy. Nada joined The Recovery Project in 2021 and specializes in the treatment of neurological conditions and has a specific passion for working with individuals with stroke, traumatic brain injuries, and multiple sclerosis. Outside of The Recovery Project, Nada has spent 8 years as a teaching assistant in the gross anatomy and neuroanatomy cadaver lab for Oakland University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program, and has been a content editor of 3 textbooks and is also a published author.
Lindsay Vos joined The Recovery Project in 2021 and is a stroke survivor, recreational therapist, marketing representative, and wellness trainer. Lindsay is a former collegiate athlete who graduated from the University of Toledo with her bachelor's degree in recreational therapy. Lindsay has always been interested in learning more about the brain and physical medicine and rehabilitation. She has a strong background working many years with individuals who sustained a traumatic brain injury or spinal cord injury from catastrophic accidents. Lindsay is passionate about community reintegration and animal-assisted therapy to promote non-pharmacological pain management techniques which ultimately improve an individual’s quality of life. Lindsay knows what it is like to be both a patient and a therapist, as she suffered from a massive stroke in 2017. Lindsay participated in both physical and occupational therapy here at The Recovery Project and feels honored to now work here.
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