Mary Beth Osborne PT, DPT, NCS earned her BS and doctorate in physical therapy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her area of clinical expertise is in adult neurologic rehabilitation including working with people following brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury, and neurologic diseases. She has over 25 years of clinical experience in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Dr. Osborne has served as adjunct faculty at UNC Chapel Hill assisting with online and traditional classroom courses focusing on neurologic physical therapy and evidence based practice. She is currently working as a clinician at Duke University Medical Center on the outpatient team in adult neurology.
Dr. Osborne is the current chair of the Brain Injury Special Interest Group for the Neurology Section of the American Physical Therapy Association and is a past member of the practice committee. She also has interest and expertise in using hippotherapy (using movements of a horse) as a treatment strategy for children and adults with neurologic conditions.
This course covers physical therapy patient management at the early stages following brain injury and for people in the disorders of consciousness phase of recovery.… read more
This course covers physical therapy management of people following brain injury in the rehabilitation phase after medical stability is achieved. Participants will be challenged to… read more
This course follows physical therapy patient management after treatment, during the patient's return to the community following mild brain injury, or after recovery from the… read more