OTR/L, MSK, MCSC
Director of Rehab/Co-Owner
Linda brings a wealth of experience to her role as an Occupational Therapist, having dedicated an impressive 36 years to the field. Alongside her degree in Occupational Therapy, she holds a Masters in Kinesiology, making her an expert in movement science. Linda's professional accomplishments extend further with certifications as a Certified Health Coach, Minshull Certified Strength and Conditioning for Rehab, and Master Trainer for Galileo Whole Body Vibration.
Throughout her career, Linda has provided comprehensive care to patients of all age groups. However, her focus on the senior population spans over 25 years, making her a seasoned specialist in geriatric rehabilitation. As an innovative practitioner, Linda places great emphasis on blending the art and science of rehabilitation. Her approach is deeply rooted in evidence-based practices, ensuring that treatments are not only effective but also meaningful to the individual patient.
Notably, Linda has collaborated with a colleague to develop a groundbreaking treatment and assessment methodology for seniors. This evidence-based approach has revolutionized the trajectory of health for numerous seniors, underscoring Linda's commitment to advancing the field. She shares her expertise as a respected lecturer, having presented this methodology at the esteemed American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine 2020 conference. Additionally, Linda offers continuing education courses for physical and occupational therapists, empowering fellow professionals to enhance their skills and knowledge.
Linda's professional passion revolves around elevating rehabilitation standards for seniors, enabling them to lead vibrant and purposeful lives that defy the constraints of ageism. This energy and methodology serve as the cornerstone of Novoleo Therapy and Fitness, setting their team of therapists apart from other mobile therapy services.
In her personal life, Linda is happily married with four grown children, two dogs, and eight siblings. She maintains an active lifestyle and actively engages in high-level activities with her patients, family, and friends.
Remarkably, Linda and her daughter initiated the Wisdom Warrior Challenge, a non-profit event designed to promote active engagement among seniors through organized activities that showcase their strength, power, and flexibility. To learn more about the Wisdom Warrior Challenge, please visit their official Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/wisdomwarriorchallenge/.