Specializes in LSVT BIG Program, Geriatrics, Neurological Rehab
Rich graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science and a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy in 1998 from SUNY Upstate Syracuse. After graduation Rich moved to Fredericksburg, VA and has been practicing in the realm of rehabilitation since. Over the years, Rich has treated patients throughout the continuum of healthcare, including: acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, skilled nursing facilities, home health care, assisted living facilities and in outpatient-clinic settings. Rich has primarily worked with the geriatric population as well as adults of all ages with neurological and other conditions including: stroke, Parkinson Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Vestibular dysfunction, Alzheimer’s Disease, Amputations, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Pulmonary Disease, Renal Disease and Cancer.
Rich has been certified in LSVT BIG for Parkinson patients since 2012. Rich helps bridge the gap from healthcare to the community, for his patients, via diagnosis-based training for local, fitness-center personal trainers; and teaches an ongoing exercise class for men with Parkinson Disease, at the Massad Branch of the Rappahannock YMCA. Rich is the owner of Agewell, LLC, he is also a member of Partners in Aging, the American Physical Therapy Association and the Academy of Prevention and Health Promotion Therapies
Rich is the blessed husband of Carol and father of Corrine, Samantha and Clark. Rich is continually grateful to God for his career, family and homestead. Rich enjoys spending time exercising, hiking, camping, fishing, gardening and playing with his family; doing mission work and Bible study with his church family; and is a proud member of the team at Fusion Physical Therapy!