In addition to being on staff as a physical therapist, Eliette is also the Clinical Director of KidTherapy. Before receiving her Masters of Physical Therapy at Southwest Texas State University, she received a Masters of Education from the University of Texas at Austin. Since graduating as a physical therapist, she has had experience in various pediatric therapy fields, including outpatient, home health, and early childhood intervention programs, and has treated children with a multitude of diagnoses affecting their movement abilities. She uses therapeutic techniques such as cardiovascular endurance training, neuro-muscular re-education, serial casting, therapeutic taping, therapeutic exercise, and sensory integrative techniques to assist each child’s progress with motor skills. Eliette believes strongly in open communication between referring physicians, parents, and therapists so that every person in the child’s healthcare team is working together for the child’s benefit.
Luz completed her Bachelors degree in General Kinesiology at the University of Texas at Austin and received her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Texas Medical Branch. In Graduate School Luz received numerous awards and accolades, including the Physical Therapy Students of Distinction Scholarship. As a therapist, Luz has worked in acute care, inpatient neuro-rehab, and outpatient settings. Her clinical interests include working with clients diagnosed with neurological diagnoses, developmental disorders, and orthopedic injuries. Luz’s varied experiences and dedication to finding the just-right and individualized treatment technique makes her the perfect addition to our physical therapy team.
We first met Allison when she was a student intern with Kidtherapy. Since then, she graduated from the University of Incarnate Word in San Antonio in May 2016 with her Doctor of Physical Therapy. She has experience working with children with a variety of diagnoses including developmental, neurological, and physical limitations. Allison has also had the opportunity to work with adult clients in and inpatient and outpatient setting.
Haylee comes to us from Nashville Tennessee and has only been in Austin for the last 3 months. She graduated in 2014 with her doctorate of physical therapy degree from the University of South Carolina. She has experienced working in acute pediatrics, outpatient orthopedic and neurologic settings as well as working with Outpatient Pediatrics. Her clinical interests lie in working with athletes, as well as working with brain injury and orthopedic cases. She uses a lot of manual therapy in her treatment and really enjoys seeing clients make progress. She also puts a lot of value in building relationships with the families she works with to work towards goals.
Alexandra is one of our newest Physical Therapist.
Kaitlin received her bachelor of Human Science Degree from Iowa State University where she graduated summa cum laude before receiving her doctor of physical therapy from the University of Iowa in December of 2014. Kaitlin has had most of her clinical experience from adult based treatment with neurological as well as orthopedic disorders. She has had the opportunity to assist with the oncology rehab program and has also worked with medically complex patients in an acute care center.
Jeanette received her Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree from The University of Saint Augustine in December of 2016. She has experience working in home health, inpatient rehab, SNF, and outpatient clinics. Jeanette likes to use techiniques such as NDT and myofascial release. Her interests include sensory deficits, and patients requiring myofascial work. Jeanette’s favorite thing about being a therapist is watching her patients’ progress. She is also a licensed medical massage therapist and is an improve performer in local theaters around Austin on her spare time.