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Gertrud Ferst, PT, CBIS

Physical Therapist

Gertrud Ferst is a licensed Physical Therapist with Bancroft NeuroRehab in Plainsboro and Toms River New Jersey, working with brain injured individuals for the past five years. Gertrud is a certified Brain Injury specialist and is also certified in LSVT-BIG, specializing in treatment of people with Parkinson’s disease.  Gertrud graduated from New York University with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Physical Therapy. She has over thirty-six years experience and has had extensive experience in the treatment of patients in acute care, outpatient  and long term care settings. Gertrud worked in subacute rehabilitation and skilled nursing facilities for fourteen years, evaluating and treating short-term rehabilitation and long term care patients with diverse diagnoses such as joint replacements and various orthopedic diagnoses, amputees, dementia, stroke and other neurological diagnoses, cardiac, and respiratory conditions.  She worked in acute care for sixteen and a half years, evaluating and treating inpatients and outpatients with assorted diagnoses and conditions.  Throughout her thirty-six years as a physical therapist, she has served as a clinical instructor, supervising students in a variety of clinical settings.