Meet Your GeriHab Therapist
We've got a top notch team!
Dr. Michael Chua, PT, DPT, CDP, CADDCT, SFS, CCI
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Dr. Michael Chua is a Physical Therapist practicing in Home Health, Skilled Nursing Facilities and Acute Care Hospital. His clinical interest involves pain management, geriatrics and dementia management. He enjoys treating patients and bringing out the best in them using positive treatment approaches, his dynamic work setting in a rural area provides an opportunity to treat a wide range from geriatrics to orthopedics. He is also the Chief Inspirational Officer for TN Therapy Outsource, LLC and the author of MisUnderstanding Dementia, Time to Fly, 365 Daily Tips for Dementia Caregivers and Caregivers Freedom Journal.
He received his Bachelors of Science in Physical Therapy from University of Perpetual Help Rizal 1999 and his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at University of Incarnate Word at Texas 2014 wherein he graduated Cum Laude. He is a Certified Clinical Instructor, a Certified Dementia Practitioner and a Senior Fitness Specialist. He is a member of American Physical Therapist Association, Tennessee Physical Therapy Association, National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners, International Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners, Academy of Filipino-American Physical Therapist and National Academy of Sports Medicine. Michael stays up to date with the latest physical therapy and dementia re-direction techniques by attending various continuing education seminars to provide an evidence based and cost effective treatment.
Dr. Michael is married to Puppen and are proud parents to Alyssa, Akeisha and Izaiah. Currently, Michael and his family lives in Martin, Tennessee.
Terri Donahue, PT, LSVT
Terri received her degree in Physical Therapy from Oakland University in Rochester Hills, Michigan, and is also a graduate of the Florida Academy of Massage.
A native of Henry County, Terri returned home to Paris in 2008 after working in
various clinical settings in both Michigan and Florida.
Terri has received advanced training in Myofascial Release and soft tissue
mobilization techniques, geared specifically for the treatment of back and neck
Additionally, Terri is certified in a program developed for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease, called LSVT BIG.
This specialized program slows the progression of the disease, improves balance,
reduces fall risk, and facilitates a smooth and steady gait.
LSVT BIG has also proven to be effective in the treatment of strokes and various
other neurological conditions, and is covered by most medical insurances.
We’re so excited to have Terri as part of the Gerihab Team at our new Paris facility,
where we strive to provide the best one- on-one therapy possible for each of
our patients, always being administered with kindness, caring, and compassion!