Blue Bird Day has physical therapists on board in addition to physical therapy assistants. Each team member has a unique specialty of focus that allows for treatment plans to be tailored to each child.
Dr. Jennifer King, our department head, specializes in pediatric toe walking, orthotics management, and kinesiotaping.
Dr. Alexandra Schweizer specializes in Torticollis, Plagiocephaly, DIR/Floortime, Cerebral Palsy, Down syndrome, Intentional Relationship Model and motor delay.
Dr. Stephanie Barkan specializes in Kinesiology taping, Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT), Pediatric Equinus Gait (toe walking) Intentional Relationship Model and DIR/Floortime.
Dr. Alan Rodriguez specializes in Functional Movement Techniques (FMT) for Kinesiology taping, Intentional Relationship Model and DIR/Floortime.
Dr. Katie Massey specializes in Torticollis and plagiocephaly, Intentional Relationship Model and DIR/Floortime.
Dr. Jenna Urbaniak specialties in Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Downs Syndrome, and Pediatric Developmental Disorders.
Dr. Carolyn Stoesser specializes in Autism Spectrum Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Developmental Coordination Disorder, and DIR/Floortime.
Dr. Louisa Risetter specializes in Movement Science.
Byron Broderick specializes in Pediatrics.
Together, the Physical Therapy team seamlessly collaborates with each child’s therapeutic team to address best practices for comprehensive treatment plans.