Dr. Valerie Johnson PT, DPT founded Balance Therapy to best serve those living with Parkinson’s disease, imbalance, and dizziness. She is the team neuro-therapist for the Dallas Mavericks, providing comprehensive concussion evaluations and treatments.
Valerie has a doctorate in physical therapy from Texas State University and is certified in PWR! (Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery!) and BIG therapy for Parkinson’s. She also teaches dance and movement classes for Parkinson’s. She founded The Parkinson’s Mind Body Institute and co-founded Endeavor Parkinsonology. Both are non-profit organizations bringing free physical therapy, exercise classes, and educational programs to the local Dallas-Fort Worth Parkinson’s community.
Valerie attended Emory University to earn her Vestibular Rehabilitation Competency Certificate sponsored by the American Physical Therapy Association. Valerie has additional certifications and training in concussion testing and rehab, advanced vestibular rehab, vision retraining, and Pilates.