Senior Director of Concussion Services
Banner Concussion Center
Phoenix, Arizona – United States
Shelly Massingale is the Senior Director of the Banner Sports Medicine and Concussion Center in Arizona. She is a Physical Therapist and is a specialist in vestibular and balance therapy. Shelly has been practicing physical therapy in the outpatient neurological setting for 22 years and has specialized primarily in mild traumatic brain injury since 2013. She graduated from Pepperdine University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Medicine and holds a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California. She has completed the Emory University Vestibular competency and advanced competency courses and has been treating vestibular and balance disorders since the beginning of her career. Since opening the Banner Sports Medicine and Concussion Center in 2013, she has focused her treatment and research solely on concussion. She is a co-developer of the Concussion Balance Test (COBALT) and has published articles that explored the utility of COBALT as an objective measurement of balance for the healthy and injured athletic population. She has authored two book chapters, three additional peer reviewed journal articles focusing on Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo and vestibular therapy for vestibular disorders, and has lectured nationally and internationally on evaluation and treatment of vestibular and balance deficits related to mild traumatic brain injury.
Tuesday, November 5
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM