About Carleen Lindsey, PT, MScAH, GCS, CEEAA
Carleen has over 40 years of experience treating physical therapy patients with joint and muscle pain, back and neck pain, osteoporosis, balance, foot problems, women’s health issues, and neurological disorders. She also teaches continuing education courses for rehabilitation professionals on a wide variety of topics including: Geriatric Exercise, Osteoporosis, Geriatric Manual Therapy, Osteopathic Muscle Energy, and Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation.
She has degrees in Physical Education and Physical Therapy from the University of California, and also an advanced musculoskeletal Master’s in Allied Health from the University of Connecticut. She is a board-certified Geriatric Specialist, and an APTA Section on Geriatrics Certified Exercise Expert for Aging Adults.
Carleen has been an adjunct instructor for the University of Connecticut Physical Therapy Program and a consultant at U Conn Nayden Rehabilitation Clinic. She was the Rehab Services Osteoporosis Team Leader at the University of Connecticut Health Center for 26 years, and was the primary developer of the UCHC Rehab Services Osteoporosis Prevention Program.
Carleen’s continuing education is extensive in exercise science, manual therapy, geriatrics and PNF. She has participated in research and publications on osteoporosis and balance, produced a professional flexicurve CD, three patient home exercise videos, and presented numerous lectures and courses to professional and lay audiences locally and nationally. She has also written chapters for two major Geriatric Rehabilitation text books, and co-authored an osteoporosis home study module for the APTA Section on Women’s Health. currently is a member of the Evidence Based Documents/Clinical Practice Guidelines for Osteoporosis Workgroup, and also the ASBMR’s international secondary fracture prevention coalition.
In addition to her clinical work, Carleen has been co-chair for the National Osteoporosis Foundation’s Committee on Continuing Education for Physical Therapists, and for the APTA Geriatrics Section Balance and Falls Special Interest Group. She was the 1999 winner of the APTA Section on Geriatrics Lynn Phillippi Advocacy for Older Adults Award, received the U Conn Allied Health Research Award for Excellence in 2001, and the 2008 APTA Section on Geriatrics Presidents Award for Outstanding Service.
For more information on Carleen including FREE EXERCISE SHEETS she has authored, click on this link: www.CarleenLindseyPT.com
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