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California State University, Long Beach
Department of Physical Therapy
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Kristin DeMars, PT, DPT, NCS

Lecturer, Physical Therapy


  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Chapman University, 2012
  • Master of Physical Therapy, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco State Univerity, 1994
  • Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology, University of California at Los Angeles, 1991


  • Certification as Board Certified Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy, 5/24/07

  • LSVT© BIG Certified Therapist, 5/2/09-5/03/09

  • Emory University School of Medicine & APTA, Certificate of Competency in Vestibular Rehabilitation, 3/9/03-3/13/03

  • Emory University & APTA, Certificate of Competency in Cervicogenic Dizziness, 1/28/05-1/30/05

  • Emory University School of Medicine & APTA, Certificate of Competency in Balance Function Testing, 7/14/06-7/18/06

  • CSUF, School of Gerontology, Certified FallProof©  Instructor, 7/18/04; recertification 2/11/08; exp: 2/11/10

Professional Interests/Activities

  • Practice:

    Neurologic Physical Therapy and Vestibular Rehabilitation; specializing in assessment and treatment of individuals with neurologic disorders including PD, MS, CVA, TBI and individuals with balance and vestibular disorders.

  • Service:

    APTA Member  (1991-present) APTA Neurology Section Member (2007- present)

     APTA Education Section Member  (2012-present)

  • Pre-conference Presenter,  CSM 2014: Basic Vestibular Course

     Member Movement Disorders Society

    Member National Parkinson Foundation




Kristin Demars Photo

Contact Information

Phone: 562-985-4055
Office Location: ET Building
Department of Physical Therapy
California State University, Long Beach,
1250 Bellflower Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90840

CSULB Assignment  

  • DPT706: Neuroanatomy
  • DPT 708: Motor Control and Learning
  • DPT 740: Examination of Individuals with Neurologic Disorders
  • DPT 741:  Intervention for Individuals with Neurologic Disorders
  • DPT 782:  Pro-bono Neurologic Physical Therapy Clinic
  • PT@TheBeach Vestibular Practice