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Understanding Knee Replacement Surgery and Vestibular Rehabilitation

Williamsburg, VA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014

Have a knee surgery coming up and wondering what to expect? Curious about vestibular rehabilitation, inner ear deficits and fall prevention?

Join two of the region’s leading physical therapists Tuesday, August 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a lunch and learn series in Williamsburg, Va. at the Colonial Heritage Club. The event is open to the community.

The clinicians both hail from Tidewater Physical Therapy.

Ginger Ogren, PT, MS, OCS is the Clinical Director of Tidewater Physical Therapy’s Norge location and will lead attendees in a presentation on what to expect from knee surgery.

Kristina Carter, PT, DPT, CMTPT, the Clinical Director of Tidewater Physical Therapy’s Advanced Specialty Center in Williamsburg will discuss vestibular rehabilitation, an exercise-based program designed to promote central nervous system compensation for inner ear deficits.

Limited seating is available. Cost to attend, which includes a light lunch prepared by Chef Matt Wilson and includes grilled house cured salmon with matchstick potatoes, a field greens salad and dessert, is $25.

Call 757.645.2011 to reserve a space or go to

The Colonial Heritage Club is located at 6500 Arthur Hills in Williamsburg.


Ginger Ogren, MS, PT, OCS, a Virginia native, earned an undergraduate degree in kinesiology from the College of William & Mary and a Master of Science degree in physical therapy from the Medical College of Virginia. She is an orthopedic clinical specialist and has served as adjunct faculty for the Kinesiology Department at the College of William & Mary. Ogren joined Tidewater Physical Therapy, Inc. in 1995 and has special treatment interest in manual therapy, sports injuries, and breast cancer rehabilitation.


Kristina Carter, PT, DPT, CMTPT, originally from a suburb outside of Chicago, finished her undergraduate studies at Illinois State University and went on to earn her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Old Dominion University in 2006. She joined Tidewater Physical Therapy, Inc. in 2006 and currently practices at Tidewater’s Williamsburg Physical Therapy, Advanced Specialty Center on Ironbound Road.


Tidewater Physical Therapy is an independent outpatient physical therapy practice with more than 30 Physical Therapy clinics, five Aquatic Therapy Centers, and three Performance Centers located across southeast and central Virginia.

Learn more about the Tidewater Performance Centers at Learn more about Tidewater Physical Therapy and find a clinic near you to make your own appointment.

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