Capital Area Parkinson's Society


December 22

Reminder: Shake Shake event, December 9th, 2022

Partner Highlight: Sophia Maines | Sun Physical Therapy

Sophia received her physical therapy degree from the University of Kansas Medical Center. She has practiced in Massachusetts, Maryland, and Texas.She began her career in Cambridge, MA., where she worked primarily with faculty, staff, and students of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her clinical focus included running analysis and targeted manual therapy and exercise for runners.

Sophia treats all areas of the body, including the jaw, shoulder, spine, hip, knee, and foot/ankle. She has undergone advanced training in CranioSacral therapy from the Upledger Institute, Fascial manipulation (Luigi Stecco), Craniofacial dysfunction (CRAFTA) (Myopain Seminars), Active Release Technique, manual therapy from the North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy, and LSVT Big Therapy from LSVT Global.

Sophia Maines
Sun Physical Therapy

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Representational image | Shutterstock
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