Obviously, no baby is going to spend 100% of their time playing on the floor or a mat/blanket. At some point you need to cook or shower and you need a place for the baby where they’re safe from the toddler, the dog, or somewhere you know they won’t roll away. This is the time […]
About Jamie Katz
Jamie Katz is a physical therapist with an enthusiasm for working with the pediatric population and has both personal and clinical experience in the field. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA.
Jamie’s younger brother has Autism and was the inspiration for her journey to become a pediatric physical therapist. She completed a majority of her clinical rotations in the pediatric field including acute care PT at VCU Children’s Hospital and outpatient PT at Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters in Virginia Beach, VA.
Upon graduation in May 2014, Jamie worked for 7 months at Rehabilitation Associates in Virginia Beach, VA where she treated children in the outpatient and early intervention settings. She began working for North Shore Pediatric Therapy in January 2015. Throughout her pediatric career she has had experience with a wide range of diagnoses, including but not limited to: Torticollis, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Dravet’s Syndrome, Aicardi Syndrome and lack of normal physiological development such as poor core strength, balance, motor planning or coordination.
Your elementary and middle school child spends the majority of his or her week in school– 7-7.5 hours per day, 5 days per week adding up to 35-37.5 hours per week. But don’t forget the average of 3 hours per week of homework for kindergarten-8th graders. With long days in school sitting at desks, doing […]