Dr. Herget is a Senior Physical Therapist and Certified Clinical Instructor at the MGH Sports Medicine Center and serves as the concussion rehabilitation consultant to the MGH Sports Concussion Clinic, Boston Bruins and New England Patriots. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre and Psychology from Wheaton College in 2000, her Masters in Education degree from SUNY in 2005 and her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from MGH Institute of Health Professions in 2009.
Dr. Herget's practice focuses on sports concussion, most specifically evaluating and treating high school through professional level athletes who have sustained concussions and assisting in their safe return to play, through her work with the MGH Sports Concussion Clinic. Her research has focused on management of athletes with post-concussion syndrome and the efficacy of pre-season and post-season visuo-vestibular testing to aid in return to play decision making as well as managing care for the female athlete triad diagnosis. She has lectured on the national level on the topic of concussion and the non-acute management of athletes with post-concussive syndrome. Her clinical expertise is in the multi-systemic treatment of athletes who sustain concussions as well as the progression of exercise through exertional protocols. Additionally, Dr. Herget specializes in diagnosis and management of lower extremity injuries and neuromuscular dysfunction.