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INSTRUCTOR BIOGRAPHY

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Amanda Hall received her MPT from the University of Washington in 2001, and re-certified as a Board Certified Pediatric Clinical Specialist in 2020. She has developed a framework for pediatric and neuro intervention including casting and orthotic design based on developmental kinesiopathology, differential diagnosis, manual therapy, and alignment for therapeutic gait. Her framework has a strong focus in patient-centered treatment and adaptive design.  As a result, she has received mainstream media attention as the “Madcaster”, including features in MTV, UsWeekly, and ABC. Her clinical practice is at HSC Pediatric Center in Washington, DC,  where she provides therapeutic casting and treatment for upper and lower extremities as well as orthotic, equipment, and assistive technology evaluations.

Notable Presentations:

2022: Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association:​

  • Session Presentation: From Foe to Friend: Eccentric Training for the Plantar Flexors in Children With Cerebral Palsy (co-presenting with Nechama Karman)

2021: American Physical Therapy Association Pediatrics Annual Conference:

  • Session presentation: Neuroplasticity Interventions for Pediatrics: Clinical Application of Current Neuroscience Concepts to Combat Meta-Effects of Neurological Changes and Maximize Functional Outcomes

2020: NIH (National Institutes of Health)

  • Rehabilitation Grand Rounds: Developmental Kinesiopathological Model

 

2020: Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association:

  • Session presentation: Are We Underserving the Pediatric Ankle? Supporting Development through a Multi-System Approach

2019: Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association:​

  • Preconference course: Therapeutic Casting: A Modern Clinical Pathway to Improve Outcomes

2019:  American Physical Therapy Association Pediatrics Annual Conference:

  • Session presentation: Orthotic Device Design Using Movement System Diagnoses As A Guide 

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