Ricki is a physical therapist trained and licensed from Israel with wide interests for neurological rehabilitation, orthopedic, geriatrics, acute and chronic care. She graduated from Tel Aviv University in 2012, and practiced in one of Israel’s largest hospitals. She provided acute care rehabilitation services on neurology, neurosurgery, and internal medicine floors as well as in the outpatient rehabilitation clinic. Additionally, she is an avid user of new technologies and ran a virtual reality gait training session for people with Parkinson’s disease.
Ricki moved to the US in 2015. Following her achievement of the physical therapy license, she practiced as a physical therapist in inpatient rehabilitation for 4 years. There, she developed her expertise working on a neurological unit with patients suffering from stroke, Parkinson’s disease, and movement disorders. Ricki participated in hospital-wide programs including Parkinson’s wellness groups, being the leader and educator for innovation and rehabilitation technologies, and a member of the New England Neuro-Rehabilitation annual conference planning committee. Ricki is now a clinic manager in on of Boston’s outpatient community clinic’s who strive to service the community.
Ricki is passionate about physical therapy education and she has achieved her Neurologic Clinician Specialist certification. She also takes part as a clinical instructor for full time PT students and teaches as a lab instructor at MGH IHP in a hands-on neurological course. Ricki is currently pursuing her DPT degree at Arcadia University.