Rachel Campbell

Rachel is a well-rounded pediatric physiotherapist with 11 years of experience working in orthopedics, neurological rehabilitation, musculoskeletal. 

She has provided Early Intervention Services, working with children birth to age 3, school-based physiotherapy services for children that require support to fully access their academic programs, and outpatient physiotherapy services in private and hospital based centers. In 2015 she accomplished her goal of becoming an American Board of Physical Therapy Pediatric Specialist. One of her proudest accomplishments has been providing pediatric physiotherapy services for the children of American Service Members and the Civilian Workforce at the United States Wiesbaden Army Garrison in Wiesbaden, Germany. Rachel moved to Abu Dhabi in 2019 with her husband and 3 boys. She is an avid runner and reader. She dabbles in yoga and became a certified children’s yoga instructor in 2015 and enjoys incorporating yoga into her treatment of children when

possible.

Rachel’s Specialties

  • Neurodevelopmental Assessment and Treatment

  • Torticollis Assessment and Treatment

  • Foot and Ankle Orthotic Management

  • Developmental Coordination Disorder Assessment and Treatment

  • Kinesiotaping

Certifications and professional memberships 

  • Health Authority Abu Dhabi (HAAD)

  • American Physical Therapy Association

  • American Physical Therapy Association Pediatric Section

  • National Association of Neonatal Therapists

  • Successful completion of “Ignite Core Training and Mentoring Program for Neonatal Therapists” (Part 1) through National Association of Neonatal Therapists

  • Children’s Yoga Instructor- Kidding Around Yoga (KAY)

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Rachel began her studies of the human body and rehabilitation at the University of Michigan in the United States. She worked with student athletes while receiving her Bachelor Degree of Science in Athletic Training in 2006. She then went on to receive her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Elon University in the United States in 2009.

During that time, she had the opportunity to complete a clinical rotation at The Children’s Hospital of Atlanta Scottish Rite that ignited her passion for working with children. She also participated in a research study and presented a poster at the 2009 American Physical Therapy Combined Sections Meeting titled, The Accessibility and Efficacy of an Individualized Aquatic Program in a Community Facility for a Young Man with Spastic Diplegia. Upon graduation Rachel pursued opportunities in pediatric physiotherapy.​