Thursday, March 26, 2015

Dr. Grace Walker Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist and nutritionist Provides Pain Relief from On the Job, Sports, and Other Injuries

Dr. Grace Walker Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist and Nutritionist Provides Pain from On the Job, Sports, and Other Injuries

The author of numerous articles, presentations, and lectures related to physical therapy, Grace Walker, physical and occupational therapist, practices in Orange County, California, at the center she opened more than 30 years ago. The Walker Physical Therapy and Pain Center helps patients with affordable pain relief in a wide range of ailments, including pain from on-the-job, sports, and other injuries as well as postsurgical pain. Patients also visit Grace Walker physical therapist and Holistic Health Care practitioner,  to consult on nutrition, women’s health issues, ergonomics, holistic healing, and aromatherapy.
Here is a picture of Dr. Grace Walker and husband,  Judge Jim Gray (ret.) visiting cousins in Ireland!

While Dr. Walker’s lectures and presentations have primarily focused on topics related to physical rehabilitation, such as treatment of various types of pain, treatment of the foot and ankle, and issues associated with the cervical and lumbar spine, she has also lectured on cervical dysfunction and urinary incontinence, as well as how to grow one’s private practice. In addition to maintaining a busy practice and giving presentations and lectures,Grace has published four papers, one of which is peer reviewed.

Grace Walker’s lectures, writings, and presentations are a more formal way she shares her learning and experience with others in her field. She also mentors sPhysical therapists in the orthopedic outpatient setting, sharing her expertise in a hands-on manner not always suitable for the lecture hall.
Call for an appointment at Walker Physical Therapy and Pain Center :  714-997-5518
1111 W. Town and Country Rd. Ste. #1, Orange, Ca 92868
Grace Walker Physical Therapy

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Grace Walker, Physical & Occupational Therapist, Bikes Down Halekala Mountain in Maui!

Dr. Grace Walker, director of the Walker Physical Therapy & Pain Center, enjoys a thrill-seeking adventure with her husband and son, as they bike down Halekala Volcano in Hawaii. She offers patients in the area of Orange, California, a full range of rehabilitative services that address musculoskeletal problems like chronic low back pain. Dr. Grace Walker emphasizes physical therapy as a vital recovery pathway prior to attempting interventional therapies such as epidurals and surgery. She believes that avoiding excessive medications if possible is also important in achieving optimal outcomes. Dr. Walker completed her doctor of physical therapy degree at the Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in Provo, Utah, graduating as class valedictorian. She subsequently earned certifications as a nutritionist, holistic health care practitioner, and master of herbology and aromatherapy at the Natural Healing Institute of Naturopathy. She has achieved a number of positive patient testimonials, including one from D. Ayala, who eliminated chronic lower back problems through regular visits to the Walker Physical Therapy & Pain Center. Walking out from the Center, the patient noticed “something different and missing”--which turned out to be the absence of back pain. 

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Walker Physical Therapy & Pain Center in Orange, CA

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Grace Walker, Physical & Occupational Therapist, has Valentine's Day at Home with Jim & Princess!

Grace Walker, the owner of Walker Physical Therapy and Pain Center in Orange, California, enjoyed her Valentine's Day with her husband and gorgeous Golden Retriever, "Princess." She continues an extensive career in Occupational and Physical therapy. As a physical therapist and sports injury practitioner, Walker treats patients for pain in the upper and lower extremities, vestibular disorders, and balance conditions. Along with being a chartered/registered physical therapist in British Columbia and California, respectively, she holds certification as a Nutritionist, Master of Herbology, and Holistic Health Care Practitioner. In 2014, Grace Walker became a Certified Health Coach through Villanova University in The Center for Obesity Prevention Education's Take Shape for Life program. She is currently attending the Natural Healing Institute of Naturopathy in Encinitas, California, to become a Certified Naturopathic Practitioner and a Certified Nutritional Chef. Along with treating patients at Grace Walker physical Therapy, Walker has lectured extensively on matters related to physical therapy. She has instructed with the faculties of California State University at Long Beach, the University of Irvine Medical Center, and Stanford University. Her courses have covered treatment of the cervical spine and mobilization of the thoracic spine. Students have also received her guidance as a mentor in physical therapy and outpatient orthopedics since 1985. Additionally, Walker has made presentations to members of the Orange County chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association on conditions of the pelvic girdle as well as glucosamine and chondroitin.

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