I recently had knee replacement surgery. I decided to do my physical therapy at BreakThrough Physical Therapy in Verona because it would be convenient. I am so glad I made that decision. Nash made me feel comfortable right away. He is very knowledgeable and has a calm, encouraging manner. I was thrilled with the success…
Julie and Jessica were invaluable in my breast cancer recovery. After a long recovery from a mastectomy, chemo, radiation, and reconstructive surgery with implants, I still suffered from pain in my ribs below my breast and pain in my breast area from radiation. The Breast Center at UW Hospital was incredible during the implant surgery…
From the first time I met Julie and Jessica, it was clear that concern for my total care was their priority. This included both the physical and mental challenges of breast cancer recovery. Upon learning of their focus on all aspects of this targeted program, I knew I was in the right place and on…
After a double mastectomy and breast reconstruction which required muscle to be removed from my back and brought to my chest, I didn’t want anyone touching me. My chest felt weird, I was in a lot of pain, and I was tired of doctor appointments. But I also felt very weak and knew I needed…
We rate BreakThrough Physical Therapy a 10; we are extremely happy! After having received excellent PT in the past, we had no doubt this was the only place we would trust with our son’s recovery. The warm, welcoming environment makes it a comfortable place to receive therapy. This puts him at ease allowing for the…
Cary – Pediatrics
Cary, NC 27513
Meet the Staff
Pam is the Clinic Manager at the Cary Pediatric location.
Pam graduated from Duke University, where she earned her Masters of Science in Physical Therapy. She has since attended many continuing education courses, including: Lois Bly 5-day Handling Course, Motor Control and Motor Learning through Columbia University, Mulligan courses and Kinesio Taping.
She has extensive experience with Developmental Delay, Neurological Conditions, Gait Abnormalities, Torticollis, Osteogenesis Imperfecta and Hypotonia. Pam has over 20 years of experience in treating pediatric disorders and has three children of her own. She is passionate about empowering parents to maximize their child’s functioning and gross motor skills. She enjoys having a positive effect on many people’s lives and getting to know lots of wonderful people.
Pam was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, but she grew up in New Jersey. She played soccer while in college, and now enjoys spending time with her family and children, running, and playing tennis.
With over 20 years of experience in pediatrics Brigid has extensive certifications and training in Therapeutic Listening, Astronaut Training: A Sound Activated Vestibular-Visual Protocol, Building Blocks for Sensory Inegration, Handwriting Without Tears, Bal-A-Vis-X, Interactive Metronome, Alert Program, Zones of Regulation, Beckman Oral Motor Assessment and Treatment, Relationship Development Intervention (RDI), MNRI and multiple sensory processing curriculums. She has worked extensively with the pediatric population in home, school and out patient and private clinic settings. She enjoys working with a variety of diagnoses including: sensory processing disorders, autism, CP, Down Syndrome, developmental delay, prematurity, and chromosomal disorders. She loves working and empowering families to have active roles in their child’s life in order to maximize their full potential.
Brigid enjoys time outside the clinic doing a wide range of activities from volunteering, running to powerlifting. She has two children that keep her busy with youth sport but she always tries to make time to enjoy the beach.
Cailey earned her Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree from Kettering College in Dayton, Ohio. Prior to this, she completed her undergraduate degree in Family Science at Towson University in Towson, Maryland, where she also played collegiate tennis.
While in school, Cailey spent a clinical rotation in a geriatric memory care unit, implementing a program based off of the Allen Cognitive Disabilities Model to increase participation in self-care and leisure activities for residents with dementia. She enjoys working with children and takes special interest in sensory integration in pediatrics. She loves that BreakThrough provides a safe environment, allowing children an opportunity to build on the skills required to achieve their goals and grow and play without feeling judged or criticized. Her best advice to her patients is to never give up on their dreams and that hard work, persistence, and heart will take them far.
Cailey is originally from Ohio, but currently lives in Raleigh. In her spare time, she enjoys attending yoga classes and playing tennis. She loves making a positive impact on others’ lives and lives by Henry Ford’s quote, “Whether you think you can or you can’t, you’re right.“
Dr. Rachel Earnhardt earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Davidson College in Davidson, NC. She then went on to the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, where she earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree.
As a pediatric Physical Therapist, it is very important to Rachel to provide a holistic approach to care, ensuring the kids she treats are physically, mentally, and emotionally treated. She strives to incorporate play and creativity to best meet patient and family needs and facilitate gross motor development in a fun manner. Rachel enjoys treating patients of all ages and has a background in sports and orthopedics to help with injuries or pain in order to help kids get back to playing.
In 2019, Rachel traveled to Guatemala to assist in providing physical therapy care to families of the Guatemalan community and is eager to return or seek new areas for outreach! She has also completed her capstone on Torticollis and Plagiocephaly prevention and early intervention and additionally, has provided various in-services for basic infant sign-language and pediatric outcome measures.
She played Division I level volleyball at Davidson College, and loves to play in adult leagues and tournaments. You could also likely find her at the gym or going to explore and adventure to new places.