Physical Therapy and Kids With Limb Loss and Limb Difference

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Limb loss and limb difference is a complex experience affecting every part of your life and your family’s life. Dr. Alicia White, an experienced physical therapist, has been working with children with limb loss or limb difference in her private practice and her volunteer work for years and shares her expertise about:

  • Nurturing independence and mobility for a child with limb loss or limb difference
  • Getting the most out of working with a physical therapist
  • Resources and making connections.

She also answers questions posed by the listeners at the end of the 45 minute presentation.

Presenters:
Dr. Alicia White
Dr. Alicia White graduated from Baldwin-Wallace University in 2004 with a degree in athletic training and received her doctorate in physical therapy from the University of Miami where she earned a doctorate in physical therapy in 2007. Her past experience ranges from working with military and civilian populations at the Center for the Intrepid in San Antonio, Texas. In addition, she taught Prosthetic Rehabilitation at the US Army Baylor Physical Therapy Program and Adaptive Sports at Texas State University. Dr. White continues to pursue her passions as the South Texas Paralympic Track Coach and within her own practice, Evolve Prosthetic Rehabilitation. Dr. White also treats children with limb loss or limb difference at the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio.