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.
Sonia is originally from Upstate NY - she graduated in 2019 with a doctorate of physical therapy from Suny Upstate Medical University. She has a strong clinical interest in working with infants who are working on crawling, transitioning, and walking. She also enjoys working with children of all ages working on balance and agility. She enjoys making therapy fun and applicable to the family's goals. Her recent coursework includes: "Positioning Clients with High Tone" "Treatment of Pediatric Neuromotor Disorders" and "Beyond BPPV: Comprehensive Vestibular Rehab."
Shweta graduated from Texas Woman's University in 2005 with her master's in physical therapy. She has worked in a variety of settings including outpatient clinics, home health, and skilled nursing facilities. Her clinical interests include working with postural and balance impairments. She also has a strong interest in working with clients who need to go through cardiopulmonary rehabilitation. She strongly believes in empowering the patient and their family to take care of their own help. She is a certified yoga instructor, as well as an acupuncturist. She has a love for Yoga centered techniques. She also is skilled in myofascial release. Shweta has worked with KidTherapy since 2021 and is a wonderful asset to our clinic.
Laura graduated from Indiana University with her doctorate in physical therapy, after receiving a Bachelor's from Indiana State University in 2018. She has clinical experience in Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation, Outpatient Pediatrics, and Outpatient Orthopedics. Laura states she loves working with children diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy, Torticollis, and General Developmental Delay and is grateful to see the children she works with become more independent and progress towards their goals. Laura uses a patient-centered, holistic approach. She believes strongly in evidence-based practice, family inclusion, and maximizing functional mobility to increase independence. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, crocheting, and listening to live music.
Robert graduated in 1985 from Northern Arizona University with his physical therapy degree. He has vast experience in Outpatient Orthopedics and he really enjoys working with clients with movement dysfunction of the lower extremities and the hip girdle. He loves the feeling of helping people achieve their goals and he uses techniques such as manual therapy, therapeutic exercise with corrective exercise to get there. He believes we need to get it moving to get it strong! His recent continuing education coursework includes differential diagnosis; rock tape - movement system correction and dry needling. In his spare time, Robert enjoys golf, cooking, and spending time with his family, and of course his doggie.