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Speaker - Zachary Staats

Kimberly Hill - Thursday, February 07, 2019

Please join us March 29-30, 2019 at our 12th Annual Conference … “EXPANDING POSSIBILITIES.” On Friday and Saturday, professionals will have the opportunity to hear from an exciting line up of experts in the field of brain and spinal cord injury, neurology, and rehabilitation while earning up to 12 CEUs. On “Survivor Saturday,” survivors will participate in hands on workshops, socialize with others and hear motivational and helpful presentations. Registration information, along with the schedule of events and location can be found at www.biala.org or info@biala.org.

Zachary Staats, OTR/L will be presenting to professionals on Friday, March 29th at 3:15 pm on “Xcite Clinical Station: A new strategy for combining multi-channel functional electrical stimulation, mass practice and task-specific training in brain injury rehabilitation”


Zachary Staats is a licensed occupational therapist with over 12 years of experience in the field of neuro rehabilitation. Zachary began his career at TIRR Memorial Hermann, where he specialized in the treatment of individuals with spinal cord injury and other neurological conditions. He eventually went on to serve as occupational therapy clinical coordinator of the Spinal Cord Injury and Specialty Rehabilitation Programs at TIRR. Throughout his career, Zachary has developed expertise in several areas of neurorehabilitation, including seating and positioning, functional electrical stimulation, bowel and bladder management, sexuality after spinal cord injury and assistive technology. He has presented on many of these topics on both state and national platforms.

Zachary began working as a Clinical Sales Representative with Restorative Therapies, Inc. (RTI) in November of 2016. Zachary is well-versed in use of RTI’s product line to support functional and health- related goals for patients with neurological conditions. He enjoys working with clinicians and patients all over the country to assist in RTI’s mission to help people with neurological conditions reach their highest recovery potential.