Injury Clinic with Physical Therapy Partners

  • Charm City Run Columbia 7090 Deepage Drive Columbia, MD, 21045 United States

Training for a fall race and want to learn how to stay injury free? Already dealing with a nagging injury? Spend the morning with us and Physical Therapy Partners at the Columbia store to learn how to treat your injury as effectively as possible and run pain-free this season!

The Physical Therapy Partners team will be onsite to offer free, one-on-one consultations during 10 minute mini-sessions. Runners will receive injury screening and exercise recommendations. 

Spots are limited and we expect this clinic to fill up quickly. Appointments will be given on a first-come, first-serve basis. We will email you with your appointment time. Please come with or dressed in comfortable running attire and your current running shoes you have been wearing.

 

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Meet the Physical Therapists

Susan Hall, Physical Therapist and Master of Physical Therapy

Susan graduated with her Masters degree from the University of Maryland in 1996. She has broad based experience inorthopedics, general rehabilitation, pelvic floor dysfunction and neurology. Since 1999, she has specialized in manual therapy of the spine and extremities. Susan has completed advanced training with Michigan State University School of Manual Medicine and routinely uses osteopathic manual medicine with her treatments. Her passion includes treating patients with spinal dysfunctions and headaches/post-concussion, teaching self-care management skills, educating patients about proper postural and body mechanic guidelines and developing home exercise programs. Susan’s therapeutic goals are injury prevention and improving the quality of life for her patients to assist them to achieve their personal fitness goals. Susan has a lifelong love of running, hiking, biking and skiing. 

 

Mary Jane Ward, Physical Therapist

Mary Jane Ward (MJ) graduated from the University of Maryland with her degree in Physical Therapy in 1992 and has earned a certification in Vestibular Rehabilitation from Susan J. Herdman PT, PhD, FAPTA from the University of Miami. MJ uses her diverse clinical knowledge to treat a variety of patients with dizziness originating from BPPV and vestibular hypofunction from central and peripheral causes. Additionally, she enjoys using her knowledge of vestibular rehabilitation, her training in Cranio-Sacral Therapy and her love of sports to treat concussion-related issues. Her years of clinical experience working with general orthopedics, sports-related injuries and neurological disorders allow her to integrate her unique manual therapy skills with individualized exercise prescription and postural and ergonomic modification training. MJ has been a field hockey and lacrosse coach for the Freedom Rec Program since 2005 as well as a club field hockey coach for Baltimore Stix since 2013. Additionally, MJ has participated in many local races including the Baltimore Half Marathon and the Baltimore Marathon, The Iron Girl Triathlon, and the Eat A Peach Bike Race.