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About Rachel Phipps

Rachel obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science and Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Creighton University in 2013. She joined the staff of Building Bridges in 2013. Rachel continues to improve her clinical skills by attending courses related to Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT), toe walking, vestibular rehabilitation, therapeutic taping and myofascial release. Outside of work, Rachel enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons as well as hiking, kayaking and running.

Lifting Techniques for Caregivers of Children with Special Needs

By |2022-02-09T16:00:59+00:00February 9th, 2022|

Good body mechanics and proper lifting techniques are so important for keeping your back and body healthy. As our kids with special needs and mobility restrictions get older, it is important to re-evaluate how they are lifted and carried to ensure everyone stays safe and healthy. Here are some suggestions for ways to set up and execute transfers to avoid injury.

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