Teresa Simpson, MPT, PT
Teresa grew up in Rockville and graduated from Rockville High School in 1992. She attended UMBC and graduated with honors in 1996 with a degree in Bio-Physchology. At UMBC, Teresa worked as a student athletic trainer for all four years working with the women’s lacrosse, soccer and volleyball teams. She gained valuable experience and knowledge in treating athletes. Teresa received her Masters in Physical Therapy in 1999 from the University of Maryland at Baltimore.
Teresa has worked the past 15 years in the outpatient orthopedic setting. She started her career as a physical therapist in Washington State and then moved back into the Maryland area in 2003 where she worked at NovaCare Rehabilitation in Waldorf, MD for seven years. She has treated patients populations ranging from teenage athletes to the elderly, as well as a variety of diagnoses: musculoskeletal, post-surgical, neuromuscular and general deconditioning. Teresa joined the Maryland Sports Medicine Team in 2011. Teresa’s vision as a physical therapist is, “to help patients return to optimal health physically and emotionally, with no functional limitations, so that they are able to live their lives to the fullest”. She strives to provide each patient with an uplifting and motivational atmosphere, so that Maryland Sports Medicine Center is a place they want to come. She looks forward to making a difference in the lives of her patients and helping them reach a successful recovery.