Rachel Nixon, DPT

Rachel Nixon

Rachel graduated from the University of Georgia in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sports Science as well as a minor in Spanish.  She then went to the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences to earn her Doctorate in Physical Therapy.  She has been working as a physical therapist since 2007.  Rachel previously worked in an orthopedic setting and received her Manual Therapy Certification from the University of St. Augustine in 2007.  She has been working in pediatrics in a variety of settings since 2010, including preschools, day cares, early intervention and outpatient.  Rachel has experience working with pediatric diagnoses such as cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, developmental delay, torticollis, hypotonia, autism spectrum disorder, dyspraxia/discoordination and neuromuscular disorders. She also enjoys working with children who have orthopedic injuries or conditions. This includes but is not limited to scoliosis, sports conditioning and postural education.

In her free time, Rachel enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, playing with her dogs, cooking and traveling.

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