Shelley Paramanandam, PT
Shelley grew up in the San Fernando Valley. She graduated from the California State University Northridge Magna Cum Laude in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental/Occupational Health and Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. Since graduating, Shelley has worked in many varied Physical Therapy settings.
She was a Physical Therapist at St. John’s Regional Center for three years. She spent two years on the inpatient neurological rehabilitation unit and spent some time as the Physical Therapist for the stroke team. She also worked one year in acute care. When her husband moved to Texas, she worked at Baylor University Medical Center in downtown Dallas. At Baylor, she worked in the Skilled Nursing facility and on the Bone Marrow unit, and medical surgical floors. She was a clinical instructor for short and long term students. After becoming a Senior Therapist, she was put in charge of the Acute Orthopedic Satellite Unit, where she oversaw two physical therapists, two physical therapy aides, physical therapy students. She gave lectures to physical therapy staff and students on neurological related topics and wrote the physical therapy portion of the Stroke Care path.
After moving back to California, Shelley has worked part-time in the Urgent Care outpatient setting, while maintaining three energetic kids. She has worked part-time for Dos Caminos Physical Therapy since 2007. She especially enjoys working with the geriatric population. Shelley is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, and has taken at least 15 credits of continuing education per year, to keep up with the industry trends and maintains her license in Texas and California. She has taken Orthopedic and manual therapy courses and looks forward to taking more in the future.
Shelley lives with her husband and three children in Newbury Park. When not working, she enjoys reading and doing volunteer work for her children’s varied sports, school, church and scouting activities.