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CONGRATULATIONS 2022 Award Lecturer


ACRM honored Jennifer Christy with the 2021 Pediatric Rehabilitation

The ACRM Pediatric Rehabilitation Networking Group is pleased to honor Mary Massery, PT, DPT, DSC, with the 2022 ACRM Pediatric Rehabilitation Award Lecture. She will present at the ACRM Annual Conference. This presentation will be accessible to registered attendees on demand through March 2023.



Dr. Massery received her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Northwestern University in 1977, her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of the Pacific in 2004, and her Doctor of Science from Rocky Mountain University in 2011. She has been invited to give over 1,000 professional presentations in all 50 US states and in 18 countries on topics linking motor behaviors to breathing and postural mechanics. Mary’s research pioneered the concept of managing trunk pressures as a new way to visualize core stabilization. Dr. Massery received the American Physical Therapy Association’s highest clinical award, The Florence Kendall Practice Award, for “outstanding and enduring contributions to the practice of physical therapy.” She has been named Outstanding Alumnus of the Year by each of her 3 universities, and she received Northwestern University’s Alumnae Research Achievement Award. Mary maintains a private practice in Chicago, specializing in breathing and postural dysfunction.