Lisa Dransfield, PT, DPT, MA

 

Lisa is the Director of Physical Therapy and the Balance and Vestibular Center at Associated Neurologists.  She has 25 years’ experience as a Physical Therapist treating patients in the areas of Vestibular Disorders (Dizziness and Vertigo), Head Injuries, Concussion, Musculoskeletal and Spinal Pain, Myofascial Dysfunction, and Neurologic Disorders.

Qualifications, Experience, and Affiliations

  • Certified Vestibular Therapist (Emory University/APTA)
  • Author of Vestibular Fact Sheets for both patients and physicians through the Neurology Section of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
  • Member, APTA Neurological Section/Vestibular Special Interest Group
  • Vestibular Disorders Association
  • Connecticut Coalition for Fall Prevention
  • Previous Adjunct Professor, Quinnipiac College, CT and Ithaca College, NY
  • Former Co-owner, Get Over Dizziness Diagnostics, Inc.
  • Staff Therapist/Vestibular Therapist, Associated Neurologists
  • Director of Physical Therapy, Glen Hill Nursing Home
  • Staff Therapist, Danbury Hospital

Education

  • Ithaca College, Bachelor of Science, Physical Therapy
  • Columbia University Teacher’s College, Master of Arts, Motor Learning
  • A.T. Still University, Arizona School of Health Sciences, Doctoral of Physical Therapy, March 2010

Lisa is also a Certified Spiritual Director and Gestalt Pastoral Care Practitioner.  Her additional personal interests include running and writing.