Nathan Paraska, MPT

Director of Physical Therapy Services

Education:

  • Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA College
  • Bachelor of Science, 1998
  • Medical College of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
  • Masters in Physical Therapy, 2001

Experience:

Nathan began his career in Physical Therapy and Industrial Rehabilitation with REHAB AT WORK in 2001. Nathan has since provided Physical Therapy to those with orthopedic injuries in the Baltimore region, focusing his practice in Orthopedic Physical Therapy and as a Functional Capacity Evaluator. In 2002, he was promoted to the Clinic Manager position for REHAB AT WORK’s Baltimore clinic. In 2007 he was again promoted to the Regional Manager position, overseeing the clinical and operational management of both the Baltimore and Pikesville clinics. Most recently, he was promoted to Director of Physical Therapy Services.

Professional Activities:

Nathan is a dedicated member of the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Community frequently lecturing for other health professionals and organizations on topics in areas of Industrial Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy and Orthopedics. He is an active member of the Baltimore Claims Association and has testified as an expert witness on industrial rehabilitation.

Philosophy:

“My first goal is always to educate the patients about their condition. Throughout their care, I want to empower my patients to continue the rehabilitation process at home for lasting success and to prevent further injury. Often a very simple change in lifestyle, including home exercise or a change in body mechanics can make all the difference.”

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New IASTM tools at all 9 locations!

At all of our 9 locations, our therapists are trained in using Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) tools. These tools are ergonomically designed instruments to help break down some of the scar tissue and fascial restrictions that build up over time after an injury.