Alexandra Inman, PT, DPT

Alexandra worked as a pediatric physical therapist prior to leaving full-time clinical work to raise her daughter. Her clinical work has been primarily in the outpatient and daycare settings, working with children ages birth to 21 with a wide range of diagnoses. Alexandra is interested in health writing focused on the pediatric population, pre/postpartum care, parenting, and improving health literacy. 

 

Alexandra received her Bachelors of Psychology from Appalachian State University and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree from Winston-Salem State University. She is currently licensed to practice in North Carolina.

 

In her free time, Alexandra can be found reading, writing, and hiking in the NC mountains with her family.

Alexandra Inman
Two Mothers Meeting For Play Date With Babies At Home In Loft Apartment.

Development

11 Fine Motor Activity Ideas for Infants and Toddlers

Is your child struggling to play with toys and use small objects? Read on to learn about fine motor activities for your infant or toddler!

Physical therapist working with little girl in rehabilitation center.

Special Needs

Your Child’s First PT Evaluation: What to Expect

Preparing for your child’s first visit to a physical therapist? Find out what happens in an initial physical therapy evaluation!

Japanese girl playing with soccer ball.

Development

Crossing the Midline Activities & Exercises for Your Child

The ability to cross our hands or feet over the midline of our bodies is important for many skills. Learn activities to help your child cross the midline with ease!

Group of kids stretching on colorful fitness mats.

Special Needs

10 Vestibular Input Activities and Toys

The vestibular system helps us to maintain postural control, balance, and coordination. Try these fun vestibular input activities and toys with your child!

Caregiver using a lift to place a child in a wheelchair.

Special Needs

What Is Adaptive Equipment… And How To Pay for It

Adaptive equipment and Durable Medical Equipment (DME) can increase your child’s independence and ease the physical burden on caregivers.

Happy little boy is practicing yoga on his balcony with a panoramic view of the big city.

Special Needs

11 Proprioceptive Input Activities and Toys

While proprioception is commonly addressed in physical and occupational therapy, there are a number of proprioceptive activities you can play with your child at home.

Young boy at physical therapy.

Fine and Gross Motor, Special Needs

What Does a Pediatric Physical Therapist Do?

Learn how to prepare for your child’s first physical therapist appointment so you can feel confident that they are getting the care they need.