LoPiccolo Shannon

Shannon LoPiccolo, MPT

Physical Therapist
Early Intervention Provider
Early Intervention Evaluator

EDUCATION

Master of Physical Therapy, Marquette University
Physical Therapy, 2003

Bachelor of Science, Marquette University
Biomedical Sciences, minor in Spanish, 2001

CERTIFICATIONS

Early Intervention Credential

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Shannon has been with Easter Seals since 2008.  Her previous work experience includes working as an inpatient and outpatient pediatric physical therapist at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.  Shannon's continuing education incudes early intervention courses and Sonia Sumer's yoga for children with special needs.  She completed Mary Massery's "If You Can't Breathe, You Can't Function" course, and neuromuscular electrial simulation.

Shannon has also completed specialize courses for the pediatric population, including updates in pediatric orthotics, spinal cord injury rehabilitation, stroke rehabilitation, traumatic brain injury rehabilitation, yoga and pilates for children with special needs, and kinesiotaping.  She assists with providing clinical education to physical therapy students.

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

Shannon provides pediatric training and rehabilitation services for children with a variety of developmental delays and disabilities including, but not limited to:  intellectual disability, Down syndrome, autism, Cerebral palsy, torticollis, hypotonia, and Spina bifida. 

Aquatic Therapy
Pediatric Orthotics
Serial Casting
Animal-Assisted Therapy
Assistive Technology
Gait Abnormality
Neurodevelopmental Therapy
Prematurity
Pediatric Kinesiotaping
Complex medical issues
Gait Analysis/2D Gait Analysis
Posture
Therapeutic Taping
Spasticity Management
Neuromuscular Electrical Simulation
Yoga for children with special needs
Home-based Therapy Services

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