I have over 20 years experience in acute care rehab. This experience has allowed me to gain a greater understanding on what a therapists must understand and be able to perform in the acute care setting. Join me, and I will share my experience and evidence based information that has formed the foundation of my professional expertise over the past thirty years.
-Sharan Zirges, PT, DPT, MSHA
Sharan Zirges, PT, DPT, MSHA is a licensed clinical physical therapist with 30 years of experience in acute, geriatric, and neurological rehabilitation. Sharan has lectured, written and researched on fall prevention, fear of falling, and balance rehabilitation both nationally and internationally. Dr. Zirges has a B.S. in Rehabilitation Counseling Services and Physical Therapy. Additionally, she has a Master’s in Health Administration and a DPT. Dr. Zirges has spent more than 20 years in the acute care environment and has developed therapy programs and protocols and provided continuing education for multiple health care systems. She is currently a reviewer for the Journal of Acute Care Physical Therapy and the program director for South University PTA program in Virginia Beach.