Dr. Pierce has practiced physical therapy for more than 30 years in a variety of clinical settings. She has extensive experience working with the pediatric population as well as treating adult neurological and orthopedic patients. Before working at PCOM, Dr. Pierce served as the director of clinical education for a developing physical therapist assistant program. Dr. Pierce conducts continuing education workshops and seminars related to topics in pediatric therapy, infant/toddler development and family-centered intervention.
Dr. Pierce received her physical therapy training at Georgia State University and her Doctor of Physical Therapy in Pediatric Science from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. Dr. Pierce is recognized as a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.
Dr. Pierce’s research interests include examination of biomechanical dysfunction in the pediatric population and the effectiveness of orthotic intervention on function and prevention of deformity.