Mikaela M. Ross, DPT

EDUCATION

Springfield College, Springfield, MA

  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, May 2011, Cumulative GPA: 3.76 (Summa Cum Laude Honors)
  • Bachelor of Science, May 2009, Cumulative GPA: 3.789 (Summa Cum Laude Honors)

 

EXPERIENCE

September 2014 - Present - Physical Therapist - Repsher & Associates Physical Therapy

  • Full time staff physical therapist

June 2011 - Present - Physical Therapist - Albany Medical Center Inpatient and Cute Rehabilitation

  • Albany Medical Center is a Trauma I hospital that receives a vast array of diagnoses
  • Inpatient physical therapy evaluation and treatment on the following units: Orthopedic, Neurosciences, Pediatric, Medical, Trauma, Oncology, Cardiac, Vascular, Infectious Disease, Surgical/Medical/Pediatric ICU, Neonatal ICU.
  • Acute Rehabilitation evaluation and treatment consisting of the following conditions: Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, Transverse Myelitis, Guillain Barre Syndrome, Parkinsons, Multiple Sclerosis, Multi-Trauma, Total Joint Replacements, Spinal Surgery, CABG, Sepsis, CHF, Critical Illness Myopathy, Central Cord Syndrome
  • Develop plan of cares for all above mentioned patients
  • Interdisciplinary discharge planning with case management, social workers, MDs, families,and nursing staff
  • Patient and family education
  • Clinical Instructor for three separate student affiliations
  • Competent with Body Weight Support System and Biodex Balance system o Work closely with Occupational Therapists

 

INTERNSHIPS

August 2010 - October 2010 - Albany Medical Center Outpatient Physical Therapy

  • Clinical internship working hands on with a mix of orthopedic, neurologic, and aquatic patient cases. Carried minimum caseload of ten patients/day including initial evaluations and development of plans of care. Carried out procedural interventions, balance and bariatric testing, numerous modalities, and patient guarding/transfers. Competent in insurance reimbursement and extensive documentation. Delivered an in service to 14 physical therapists on treatment based classification of low back pain.

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION

McKenzie Part A: Lumbar Spine

The McKenzie Institute, Troy, New York

April 10 - April 12, 2015

McKenzie Part B: Cervical and Thoracic Spine

The McKenzie Institute, Troy, New York

September 18 - September 20, 2015

 

CERTIFICATIONS

June 2011 - Present - Licensed Physical Therapist

CPR/AED certified