Pediatric Therapy Associates

Jacqueline Proto, M.Ed., OTR/O
Kathy Rodriguez
12124 A Heritage Park Cir.
Silver Spring, MD, 20906

Kathy Rodriguez, PT, leads the PTA practice and has more than 30 years of experience in the specialty of pediatric physical therapy. She is certified in several Neurodevelopmental Treatment courses (Basic, Baby and Speech and Language) and received training in other treatment techniques including sensory integration, myofascial, dynamic splinting, taping, and brain gym. Kathy’s background includes acute pediatric hospital care and work with infants, preschoolers and children within public school and county systems. Kathy believes in working with children to achieve their maximum potential, whatever that may be.

We offer physical therapy for children with special needs. Our network of physical therapists are highly skilled trained, licensed, and certified in pediatric developmental intervention.

Children that we work with may have the following diagnoses:

Cerebral Palsy
Prematurity
Congenital Torticollis
Downs Syndrome
Idiopathic Toe Walkers
Developmental Delays
Orthopedic Disabilities
Genetic Disorders
Neurological Injuries
Neuromuscular Conditions
Spina Bifida

We also work with a network of pediatric therapists offering both home based and center- based treatment throughout Montgomery and Prince Georges Counties, and refer clients requiring services from Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists, Special Educators and Orthotists.

Services Include:

Physical Therapy – Comprehensive, individual evaluations and gross motor developmental assessments are offered. Individual physical therapy sessions are tailored to the child’s needs, age and diagnosis. Home programs emphasize instruction of the parents or caregivers.

Yoga – Yoga classes available weekly for 4 – 7 year olds on Mondays from 4:30 – 5:30. This is an inclusive class for children of all abilities. The class incorporates yoga principles of deep breathing, flexibility, strengthening, balance poses, and relaxation with games and songs for an enjoyable hour of exercise. Contact Connie Sullivan for more information.

Motor Maniacs – A fitness program with sessions at least twice a week for teenagers with mild motor needs. Sessions include cardiovascular training, strength training, and flexibility.

Infant Massage – Infant massage offered privately or in small groups by a certified Infant Massage Instructor. Contact Connie Sullivan, PT for more information.

301-942-6006, ext 4

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