Shalaka Taware, Doctor of Physical Therapy

Dr. Shalaka Taware ( DPT) is a physical therapist working at Evergreen location. She received her Bachelor in physical therapy BPT in 1999 and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) in 2007 from Russell Sage College, NY. Shalaka, has been practicing physical therapy for over 19 years. She has been working in different states NY, PA, TX and now her husband’s job at Google gets her to Bay area.

Throughout her career she has worked in different settings like orthopedic, neurological and sports injuries, pediatrics, traumatic brain injury,vestibular, work related injuries with all the age groups. Being a certified yoga instructor her approach is very holistic and evidence based. She uses functional movement analysis for exact evaluation and treatment of problems. Being a half marathon runner and biker herself ( completed MS-150, 150 miles of biking from Houston- Austin TX fundraising for Multiple Sclerosis research, 3 Half marathons), she understands the problems related to it better.

Currently Shalaka is also working at our new venture , an Onsite program at Analog Devices with Work Well Prevention and Care as ergonomic analyst for office and production employees. Analog devices is a company that creates innovative solutions to solve design challenges in instrumentation, automation, communications, healthcare, automotive and numerous other industries. Shalaka on behalf of Silver Creek Physical therapy works with Analog Devices employees on ergonomic analysis, solutions and preventive care.

Outside of work, Shalaka enjoys being active with running, biking, hiking,  yoga, trying to be a super mom to her 2 daughters who are very competitive at school participating in science olympiad, spelling – geography bee, drama and outside school participating in the first ever girls den of Boy Scouts, swimming tournaments and volunteering.