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.
Megan comes from beautiful San Diego, California. She graduated from Drew University in 2005 and received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Loma Linda University in 2017. Since then she has received a variety of experience mostly working with adults in orthopedics outpatient, inpatient acute, and subacute populations. She has also worked in skilled nursing facilities. Megan is excited to work with pediatrics and bring her orthopedic knowledge to our clients working through orthopedics injuries, pain, and similar impairments. Megan's favorite thing about being a therapist is helping patients improve their quality of life and move forward without pain. MEGAN'S PICTURE IS COMING SOON!
Anna comes from the great state of Louisiana. She graduated in 2020 from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences with a doctorate in physical therapy. She has experience with clients of all ages including children and adults. Her clinical passions are working with children with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, and Torticollis. She uses techniques such as Neurodevelopmental Treatment and Manual therapy to help her clients achieve their goals and improve their quality of life. In her spare time, she loves to go on hikes with her dog Nala!
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."
Cheryl decided on a profession in physical therapy after volunteering in middle school. Her initial clinical work included acute care in rehab hospitals as well as nursing homes. After receiving her pediatric NDT (Neuro-Developmental Treatment) certification, Cheryl decided to specialize in working with young children and infants with neurological and developmental disorders. She later received a further specialization in the NDT approach to treating babies and continued o work with infants and young children with a wide variety of diagnoses in public school settings. Parent-infant and Early Childhood programs, outpatient clinics, and the NICU. Cheryl owned her own pediatric therapy clinic in McAllen, Texas for 22 years during which time she provided follow-up screenings and treatment services to graduates of the NICU there as well as treatment services to children with torticollis, Erb's palsy, orthopedic, developmental, and neurological disorders. She has also worked with children with sensory integrative disorders. Cheryl continues to enjoy working with children with sensory integrative disorders. Cheryl continues to enjoy working with children and their families to assist children in developing their motor skills to their fullest potential. She believes that early intervention and parental involvement have proven to have the greatest positive impact on a young child's development and has committed her professional practice to that ideology.
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.