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The Re+Active Education Team
We are a passionate group of PTs, OTs, yoga therapists and personal trainers who think outside of the box, apply evidence in creative ways and have over 100 years of combined experience.
Julie and Brittany have been running the online learning through re+active through the last two years and have been learning and applying best practices for engagement and practical applications in the online world.
Julie and Brittany (and many of the re+active team) teach and mentor residents, fellows and students in the neuro world.
Julie Hershberg PT, DPT, NCS
Julie has practiced in all settings in the neuro world including acute, inpatient rehab, home health, clinical research, community re-integration, tele-health and outpatient private practice. She started the only neurology-based fellowship program in the world, the Schmidt Movement Disorders Fellowship, 5 years ago. She mentors, teaches and supports PTs internationally in their clinical growth. In addition, she started and runs re+active physical therapy & wellness, an outpatient neurology therapy and fitness practice in the Los Angeles area. She has gained a lot of business expertise while on the up and down journey of private practice ownership and loves to share lessons learned and help others get started.
Most importantly, she adores patient care and mentoring. She was honored with the 2019 Award for Clinical Excellence in Neurology by the ANPT. Known for her creativity, enthusiasm and fun in the classroom, she has received several teaching awards at the University of Southern California, as well. Passionate to the core, she been sharing weekly videos and neuro nuggets with the world for over two years and loves the community of therapists who share her enthusiasm.
Brittany Kim PT, DPT, OCS
Brittany received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from USC. After finishing the program she participated in USC's Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program to earn her OCS. She is a guest lecturer on the topic of Centralized Pain in USC's DPT program. She has taught in the USC Spine Fellowship Program as well. She mentors physical therapists internationally in the management of complex cases and she treats people with CRPS, POTS, EDS, and neurologic patients with orthopedic issues. She also is the site director for the USC Orthopedic Residency Program at Re+Active Physical therapy.
As a mentor and a therapist, she loves to think wholistically about the client in front of her, which often means bringing lots of creativity, neuroscience principles, and psychologically informed elements in to her orthopedic treatments.
What do we do?
We love to collaborate with other health professionals through education. Our learning includes an innovative membership community, mini courses, weekend courses, the Schmidt Movement Disorders Fellowship and as a site for the USC Orthopedic Residency.
We LOVE sharing what we are learning and doing all of the time! This includes weekly FB live videos, frequent free webinars and free printed resources for therapy world.