Scoliosis can be a very scary diagnosis, especially if you aren’t exactly sure what it is or what can cause it. Scoliosis is a lateral curvature of the spine to the right or left as you are looking at the spine from behind. There is typically a rotation of the involved spinal segments as well. […]
About Colleen Kearns
Colleen Kearns graduated from Marquette University with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She spent many years working in pediatric physical therapy at Penfield Children’s Center in Milwaukee, serving both as a volunteer and as a student PT, serving children from low-socioeconomic areas in Milwaukee with a wide variety of physical therapy needs. During her physical therapy education at Marquette, Colleen took part in the Advanced Pediatrics elective, which provided her with opportunities to observe and work with pediatric patients at a number of local inpatient and outpatient pediatric physical therapy clinics. She was also able to complete a research project on the effects of music in pediatric physical therapy, and was given the opportunity to present her findings to a group of physical therapists that work in the Milwaukee public schools.