Brain injury is complex, because our brain is complex. Not every injury can be approached in the same manner. It is important to develop a treatment approach that allows you to hone in on the specifics of each concussion. I will provide you with that framework and the tools to develop your own program. -Becky Bliss, PT, DPT, NCS
Becky Bliss, PT, DPT, NCS is an Assistant Professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Wingate University and is a board certified in Neurological Physical Therapy. She holds her Certificate in Vestibular Rehabilitation from the APTA and is an Impact Trained Physical Therapist. Dr. Bliss graduated from Ithaca College Department of Physical Therapy with a combined undergraduate-graduate Master of Physical Therapy in 2001. She completed her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Des Moines University in 2014 and is currently enrolled in the Doctorate of Health Science Program at the University of Indianapolis. Dr. Bliss has been actively practicing in the field of physical therapy for 16 years with specialization in concussion management. She has presented at both the state and national level meetings for both physical therapy and athletic training on topics to include the multi-disciplinary approach to concussion rehabilitation and management specific to sport related concussion. Her research interests include dysfunction of the vestibular ocular reflex following mild traumatic brain injury as well as early detection of impairments that lead to post-concussion syndrome. Dr. Bliss is active within the Academy of Neurological Physical Therapy and has served as chair of the Nominating Committee of the Vestibular Special Interest Group as well as on multidisciplinary committees for the state chapters of the Brain Injury Association.