Dr. Maggie Abbott, PT, DPT has been practicing physical therapy since 2010. She is from the Dallas suburbs and has loved living in Galveston since the summer of 2021. She attended The University of Texas at Austin for her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology and graduated from Texas Woman’s University with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2010. Dr. Abbott has worked in many different cities and settings from Waco to Spring to Houston, working with people in acute care, home health, memory care, and in the community. She has specialized in providing physical therapy for people with Parkinson’s disease and is a LSVT BIG and LSVT BIG for LIFE certified clinician. Prior to joining Tideway, Dr. Abbott served as the Director of Outreach with the local non-profit Houston Area Parkinson Society for three years especially enjoyed giving lectures for groups from 50 to 500 on various topics about Parkinson’s disease and physical therapy, exercise, balance, and building a rehab team. She has a passion for teaching group exercise classes for people with Parkinson’s and others, and is especially interested in balance and fall prevention training. She also enjoys helping people learn to move with less pain.
Schedule an evaluation to learn more about how physical therapy can help you! Then, ask her about her time playing French horn in the Longhorn Marching Band during a football national championship, two Rose Bowl Parades, and George W. Bush’s second Presidential inaugural parade. Dr. Abbott enjoys music, art, and spending time with her family and dogs. She is active in the local community as a Girl Scout troop leader and serves on the Board of Directors for the Episcopal Diocese of Texas’ Episcopal Seniors Foundation. She holds membership in the Texas Physical Therapy Association, American Physical Therapy Association; she has volunteered as a guest lecturer and as a co-state advocate for APTA Geriatrics. Dr. Abbott can’t wait to meet you and introduce you to all that aquatic physical therapy has to offer!