Janessa Rick, PT
President of EASY Baby and Hampton CARES
Janessa Rick is a licensed pediatric physical therapist who has worked for over twenty years with babies and children, (with and without physical challenges), and their parents and families. She has developed and led pediatric seminars nationally for professionals and individuals, teaching baby massage, motor play and treatments and techniques to remedy digestive problems, including colic and constipation, respiratory concerns, and sensory motor development. Working with a variety of educators, Janessa Rick’s family-focused approach integrates many techniques to help parents help their children.
Janessa Rick holds a Physical Therapy degree from New York University and is a member of the Pediatric Section of the American Physical Therapy Association, Physical Mind Institute and Developmental Delay Resources. She lectures nationally on Early Intervention, Pediatric Treatment and Adult Treatment, Myofascial Release, Pediatric Pilates and Holistic Physical Therapy.
The EASY Baby Program was designed by Janessa to bring the latest and most up to date information on enhancing development and prevention of developmental delays to the general public. She uses a holistic model of child development that incorporates the essential role of family and environmental interaction to promote healthy babies, enhanced brain and body growth and general ease and wellness.
Janessa Rick can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Pediatric Nurse and Educator
Myra Franklin’s 25-year career has been dedicated to the mental and physical development of babies and children. As a licensed pediatric intensive care nurse currently on staff at the Children’s Hospital of New York (NY Presbyterian Hospital Center) Myra helps parents learn to recognize areas in their babies’ sdevelopment that may require special attention. An expert on behavioral and health issues in babies and children with and without physical challenges, Myra is committed to family centered care.
Myra began her career as an elementary school teacher. She has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Columbia University, where she is pursuing a post-graduate degree as a family nurse practitioner. She holds a BA in biology from Oakwood College, is a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nursing, and is certified in Pediatric Advanced Life Support.
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