About Carleen Lindsey, PT, MScAH, GCS, CEEAA
Carleen Lindsey is a Partner and Physical Therapist of Bristol Physical Therapy. She has degrees in Physical Education and Physical Therapy from the University of California, and also an advanced musculoskeletal Master’s in Allied Health from the University of Connecticut. She is a board-certified Geriatric Specialist, and an APTA Section on Geriatrics Certified Exercise Expert for Aging Adults...
Carleen has over 30 years of experience treating an physcical therapy patients with joint and muscle pain, back and neck pain, osteoporosis, balance, foot problems, women's health issues, and neurological disorders. She also teaches continuing education courses for rehabilitation professionals on a wide variety of topics including: Geriatric Exercise, Osteoporosis, Geriatric Manual Therapy, Osteopathic Muscle Energy, and Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation.
She has degrees in Physical Education and Physical Therapy from the University of California, and also an advanced musculoskeletal Master’s in Allied Health from the University of Connecticut. She is a board-certified Geriatric Specialist, and an APTA Section on Geriatrics Certified Exercise Expert for Aging Adults.
Carleen has been an adjunct instructor for the University of Connecticut Physical Therapy Program for many years, and a consultant at U Conn Nayden Rehabilitation Clinic. Carleen also worked for several years as senior physical therapist at Rifkin Physical Therapy in Prospect, CT. She was the Rehab Services Osteoporosis Team Leader at the University of Connecticut Health Center for 26 years, and was the primary developer of the UCHC Rehab Services Osteoporosis Prevention Program.
Carleen's continuing education is extensive in exercise science, manual therapy, geriatrics and PNF. She has participated in research and publications on osteoporosis and balance, produced a professional flexicurve CD, three patient home exercise videos, and presented numerous lectures and courses to professional and lay audiences locally and nationally. She has also written chapters for two major Geriatric Rehabilitation text books, and co-authored an osteoporosis home study module for the APTA Section on Women's Health.
In addition to her clinical work, Carleen has been co-chair for the National Osteoporosis Foundation's Committee on Continuing Education for Physical Therapists, and for the APTA Geriatrics Section Balance and Falls Special Interest Group. She is a member of the APTA Connecticut chapter, Women's Health, Geriatric, Orthopaedic, and Private Practice sections as well as the Section on Geriatrics Bone Health, and also Balance and Falls Special Interest Groups. She was the 1999 winner of the APTA Section on Geriatrics Lynn Phillippi Advocacy for Older Adults Award, received the UConn Allied Health Research Award for Excellence in 2001, and the 2008 APTA Section on Geriatrics Presidents Award for Outstanding Service.
For more information about Carleen, please visit her website at: http://carleenlindseypt.com.