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Petra Place, PT, BSPT, DPT

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Petra Place, PT, BSPT, DPT

Petra is a Licensed Physical Therapist with over 20 years of experience working with children and adolescents with orthopedic and sports related injuries. She received her Bachelor of Science and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of South Alabama.

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Specialty

  • Pediatric Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Provides Care Through

  • Dell Children's Outpatient Therapy & Rehabilitation Services

My Passion for Healthcare

I grew up in a multi-sport, active family, and was a competitive swimmer and dancer. I injured my shoulder swimming, and attended physical therapy, and at that point I knew this was the profession for me.

Services I Provide

  1. Pediatric Orthopedics
  2. Sports Medicine
  3. Hemophilia/Bleeding Disorders
  4. Injury Prevention
  5. Aquatherapy
  6. Operative Sports Medicine Clinic
  7. Hemophilia Treatment Center

My Clinical Focus

After graduating with my Bachelor’s Degree, I moved to Los Angeles, where I worked at the Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC), and specialized in pediatric and adolescent orthopedics, sports injury, injury prevention and bleeding disorders. While at CHOC I participated in many multi-disciplinary research studies. I was an Adjunct Professor at Mount Saint Mary’s University in Los Angeles, where I taught Pediatric Orthopedics. I have spoken about physical therapy and exercise management of bleeding disorders at regional and national Hemophilia Meetings.

Why Choose Dell Children's

Dell Children's offers a different brand of healthcare. We call it personalized care. We believe in showing everyone dignity and respect while providing the best care possible for the children we serve.

We are the premier healthcare provider for children and adolescents in Central Texas. While Dell Children's Medical Center is the cornerstone of our pediatric care, our doctors, nurses and associates work in schools, clinics, programs and practices throughout the community to deliver excellent care and better health for our children.

We provide a range of health services to keep your children healthy. We are advancing healthcare and improving lives with easy clinical visits for everyday illnesses, school district and county health partnerships, in-hospital playtime through our child life program, community outreach events and innovative medical treatments for complex and specialized illnesses.

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