Elizabeth “Beth”, a board certified specialist in pediatric physical therapy (2000, 2010, 2020) graduated cum laude from University of Florida in 1993. She has clinical work experience in a variety of settings including Shands Hospital at the University of Florida, Miami Children’s Hospital in Coral Gables, and St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach. Throughout these experiences, she utilized her time to develop skills across a variety of settings including; inpatient critical care, inpatient pediatric rehabilitation, outpatient therapy, physician prescribed extended care center therapy intervention, Early Intervention center-based evaluation services, and program development. Beyond patient treatment and intervention, her most notable accomplishments included Joubert Research Team at Shands Hospital, development of pediatric oncology exercise programs/equipment procurement at both Miami Children’s Hospital and St. Mary’s Medical Center, establishment team for pediatric inpatient rehabilitation program at SMMC, and co-writer grant approval for a summer camp program she designed and implemented for kids with physical disabilities.
Beth began Young Body Rehabilitation, a pediatric physical therapy, in 2002 to provide therapy services in the home and in a startup clinic. Her aim was to further develop skills to help treat children with neuromotor disorders. During that time, she met and studied with Dr. Ljudmila, a Polish trained neuro-rehabilitation physician from Russia. She was trained in the Adeli Method of rehab and began practicing with equipment from Eastern Europe in her small clinic. She has continued to refine the development of intensive programs to meet the needs of children and families.