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Pediatric Physical Therapy

Pediatric physical therapy helps children with their ability to perform or improve gross motor movements like walking, running, and jumping. Our team specializes in helping babies, kids, and teens who have balance/coordination disorders, weakness and limited endurance, orthopedic and biomechanical issues, post-surgical needs, voiding dysfunction, or gait abnormalities, or who need wheelchair, assistive device, orthotic, or prosthetic assessment and training.

We’ll evaluate your child and design a treatment plan to address his or her specific needs. Best of all, our physical therapists know how to make therapy sessions fun! Your child’s therapy might include playing ball games, climbing ladders, swinging, or swimming.

Providers

  • Pediatric Occupational Therapy

    Biography

    Denise Anderson, MS, OTR/L loves working with kids and enjoys adapting to each individual's needs.

    Denise earned her bachelor's degree in exercise science from Eastern Washington University and her master's degree in occupational therapy from Barry University. In her free time, she enjoys photography, snowboarding, art, and spending time with her family and dogs.

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  • Pediatric Occupational Therapy

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    Trisha Barnes, OT has a passion for working with children who have developmental coordination disorder or any impairment in sensory processing, coordination, handwriting, or strength. She also teaches classes for new parents about infant motor development, tummy time, and infant massage.

    Trisha earned her bachelor's degree in occupational therapy from Pacific University. She enjoys teaching babies to enjoy tummy time, watching her kids play soccer, and skiing. 

    Favorite Book: Building Babies Better: Developing a Solid Foundation for Your Child by Roxanne Small.

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  • Physical Therapy

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    Jeni Cook, PT specializes in outpatient orthopedic physical therapy with additional specialized training in pelvic floor rehabilitation. She treats men, women, and children for general orthopedic conditions as well as musculoskeletal pelvic conditions including bowel and bladder incontinence, constipation, prolapse, pre- and post-surgical strengthening, pelvic pain, and pregnancy and postpartum related conditions.  

    Jeni earned a bachelor's degree in physical therapy at the University of Vermont.


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  • Pediatric Occupational Therapy

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    Trisha Crone, MS, OTR/L is extensively trained and passionate about working with children on the autism spectrum. She is also interested in handwriting and sensory modulation disorder.

    Trisha earned her bachelor's degree in respiratory therapy from Boise State University, her master's degree in occupational therapy from Touro University, and is trained in Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule™ (ADOS™-2) testing. In her free time, she enjoys writing, painting, drawing, and relaxing with her family. 

    Favorite Children's Book: Horton Hears a Who by Dr. Seuss.

  • Physical Therapy

    Biography

    Mary Kay Hausladen Foley, PT, GCFP, CHTP/I has advanced certifications in Feldenkrais, Healing Touch, manual therapy, and Pilates. Mary Kay treats women, men, and children with orthopedic and neurologic diagnoses, specializing in treatment of the spine, temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ), and muscle tension headaches. She utilizes an integrated approach to treating people in a holistic manner. 

    Mary Kay earned her bachelor's degree in physical therapy at the University of Missouri.


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  • Physical Therapy

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    Jesse Foster, DPT, SCS, ATC WCC, specializes in adult and pediatric sports injury, post-op surgical rehabilitation for knee, shoulder, hip, and ankle. He also treats general orthopedic and musculoskeletal conditions from headaches to patellofemoral pain as well as spine dysfunction. He has worked at the high school and college level, and has provided sports medicine coverage for Winter X Games and US National Championships for mountain biking. He is also ImPACT Trained Athletic Trainer and is part of the Wood River Valley concussion management team.    

    Jesse earned a bachelor's degree in athletic training and a master's degree in physical therapy at the University of New Mexico. He completed a doctorate degree in physical therapy at Temple University. 


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  • Pediatric Occupational Therapy

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  • Pediatric Occupational Therapy

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  • Pediatric Physical Therapy

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    Shanna Herman, PT, DPT specializes in equipment needs, including custom wheelchairs and early mobility through the Go-Baby-Go program. Bubbles are her favorite therapy toy.

    Shanna earned her bachelor's degree in kinesiology from Lewis Clark State College, and her doctorate in physical therapy from the University of the Pacific. An Idaho native, she enjoys hiking, camping, and golfing.

    Favorite Therapy Toy: bubbles.

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  • Pediatric Physical Therapy

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    Joseph Hill, PT, DPT works with children of all ages and loves helping them get strong enough to play with their families and friends.

    Joe earned his bachelor's degree in exercise science from Brigham Young University and his doctor of physical therapy from Eastern Washington University. In his free time, he enjoys singing and playing guitar, board games, reading, gardening, hiking, camping, fishing, and spending time with his family. 

    Favorite Therapy Toy: Stomp Rocket.

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  • Pediatric Physical Therapy

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    Holly Hubbard, PT, DPT enjoys working with children of all ages and abilities and has training in reflex integration, toe walking, pediatric gait, and wheelchair seating and mobility. She enjoys the challenges of her job and helping kids play and reach their potential. Her favorite therapy toy is the bolster swing.

    Holly earned her bachelor's degree in health science from Boise State University and her doctorate of physical therapy from Eastern Washington University. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her family and friends. 

    Favorite Therapy Toy: the bolster swing.

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  • Pediatric Occupational Therapy

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  • Pediatric Occupational Therapy

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    Celene M. Hunter, OTR/L is certified in NIDCAP and has experience in St. Luke's PICU, NICU, NICU follow-up clinic, and pediatrics.

    Celene earned her bachelor's degree in occupational therapy from the University of Kansas. Her hobbies include traveling, gardening, and caring for animals. She's married and has a daughter, son, and a granddaughter.

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  • Pediatric Occupational Therapy

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  • Pediatric Physical Therapy

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    Skila Jennings, PT specializes in treating infants and children in the 0-3 age range. She also assists with sports medicine and home health, and is a clinical instructor for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant students.

    Skila earned a bachelor's degree in general studies with an emphasis in natural sciences, as well as a master's degree in exercise science from the University of Louisiana at Monroe. She completed a master's degree in physical therapy at Angelo State University.

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  • Pediatric Occupational Therapy

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  • Pediatric Physical Therapy

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  • Pediatric Physical Therapy

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  • Pediatric Physical Therapy

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  • Pediatric Occupational Therapy

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    Kavita Patil, MS, OTR/L specializes in autism, sensory integration, self-regulation deficits, and early childhood development. She is Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT) certified and trained in Early Start Denver Model for children with autism. She manages St. Luke's Children's Rehabilitation on Myrtle Street in Boise as well as St. Luke's children's inpatient rehabilitation locations.

    Kavita earned her bachelor's degree in occupational therapy from Seth G.S. Medical College and K.E.M. Hospital in Mumbai, India, and her master's degree in therapeutic science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, gardening, hiking, camping, skiing, and traveling with her family and friends.

    Favorite Children's Books:

    • The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
    • The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
    • The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt
    • Yertle the Turtle by Dr. Seuss
    • Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
    • Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin, Jr. and John Archambault

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  • Physical Therapy

    Biography

    Katie Quaglia, PT has a special interest in pediatric physical therapy and outpatient neurologic rehabilitation following brain injury, spinal cord injury, and stroke. She is especially passionate about working with patients with torticollis, movement disorders, and developmental delay.   

    Katie earned her doctorate degree in physical therapy at the University of Utah.


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  • Pediatric Occupational Therapy

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    Carolyn (Queck) Blaisdell, MS, OTR/L enjoys working with children of all ages and diagnoses, and has over 10 years of experience working with autism in particular.

    Carolyn earned her master's degree at Virginia Commonwealth University. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, running, and backpacking. 

    Favorite Therapy Book: The Pout-Pout Fish by Deborah Diesen.

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  • Pediatric Occupational Therapy

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    Auston Robinson, OT works with children from birth to 21 years, in home-based and clinic settings. He has special interest in sensory integration and newborn care.

    Auston earned a master's degree in occupational therapy from A.T. Still University.

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  • Pediatric Physical Therapy

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    Sonya Sawyer, PT has special interest in working with infants and medically fragile children. She also specializes in working with children with neurological conditions, sensory processing disorders, and autism. Her experience includes work in NICU, PICU, pediatric inpatient and outpatient care, home health pediatrics, pediatric oncology, school-based physical therapy, early intervention (0-3 yrs) physical therapy, aquatic pediatric therapy, and pediatric equipment/wheelchair assessments. Additional specialized training includes pediatric neurodevelopmental technique (NDT), therapeutic listening, TheraTogs™, TheraSuit® (also known as Adeli Suit, Penguin Suit, Polish Suit, stabilizing pressure input orthoses, and therapy suit).  

    Sonya earned a master's degree in physical therapy from Loma Linda University.

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  • Pediatric Occupational Therapy

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    Ann Short, MS, OTR/L is passionate about helping children reach their full potential. She believes in taking therapy beyond the walls of the clinic and working closely with the family to ensure carryover of therapeutic techniques to help meet goals.

    Ann is experienced in working with children with Down syndrome, autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, and sensory processing disorders. She also works with global developmental delays, oculomotor vision deficits, handwriting difficulties, and sensory-based feeding disorders. She has worked in both in-patient and out-patient rehabilitation, private therapy clinics, and home-based therapy.

    Ann also has advanced training in sensory integration, the Greenspan DIR/Floortime Approach™, Handwriting Without Tears®, sensory/behavior-based feeding disorders, and NDT principles. She is certified in the administration of the Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT), advanced therapeutic listening, the Listening Program®, and interactive metronome.

    Ann earned her master's degree in occupational therapy from Washington School of Medicine. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, biking, singing, and spending time with her family and pets.

    Favorite Therapy Toy: the trampoline.

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  • Pediatric Occupational Therapy

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    Mike Wagner, MSOTR/L earned his bachleor's degree in exercise science and his master's degree in occupational therapy, both from the University of Mary. In his free time, Mike enjoys spending time with his wife and hiking and golfing.

    Favorite Book or Therapy Toy: Every child is so different that Mike doesn't have a favorite. He loves meeting kids where they are and engaging them in their interests.

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  • Physical Therapy

    Biography

    Robbin Warner, PT specializes in orthopedic physical therapy, treating men, women, and children for general orthopedic rehabilitation in outpatient and inpatient settings. She is interested in manual therapy and is pursuing further education in that field.

    Robbin earned a master's degree in physical therapy at Idaho State University.


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