About Andrea S. Callanen, PT, MPT
- Over 20 years experience as a pediatric physical therapist.
- Over 15 years experience treating congenital muscular torticolllis (CMT), plagiocephaly, and motor skill development
- Recognized as an expert in her field; guest speaker at national conferences sponsored by both Hanger and Orthomerica on the multidisciplinary approach to the evaluation and treatment of CMT and plagiocephay
- Master of Physical Therapy. Shenandoah University. Winchester, VA.
- Bachelor of Science in Science-Business. University of Notre Dame. Notre Dame, IN.
Since 2009, published multiple peer reviewed papers for CINAHL’s Rehabilitation Reference Center an evidence-based clinical reference site for physical, occupational, and speech therapies
Professional Experience Prior To Opening Looking Ahead Pediatric Physical Therapy, PLLC In Novermber 2014
- ST. JOSEPH’S MEDICAL CENTER. (Mission Viejo, CA)
- WEST COAST PHYSICAL THERAPY-MISSION INTERNAL MEDICAL GROUP (Laguna Niguel, CA)
- RADY CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL IN (San Diego, CA)
- KENNEDY KRIEGER INSTITUTE (Baltimore, MD)
- JOHNS HOPKINS BAYVIEW MEDICAL CENTER (Baltimore, MD)
- Member of APTA, TPTA, Pediatric Section Member
- Member of APTA, CPTA, Pediatric Section Member
- Member of the Monogram Club. University of Notre Dame
- Recipient of Athletic Scholarship. University of Notre Dame
- Moved to the suburbs of Nashville from Southern California with her husband and two children.
- Enjoys an active lifestyle with her family including traveling, skiing, running, and cooking healthy meals. Both children play soccer, basketball, golf, and swimming
- She coaches with Tennessee Soccer Club and volunteers her time to support many programs within the school and church communities
All clinicians at Looking Ahead Pediatric Physical Therapy are licensed in the state of Tennessee as a physical therapist (PT), which requires licensure through the state of Tennessee Department of Health, Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. Physical Therapists are required to renew their licensure every two years, including completion of continuing education hours.
In addition, all physical therapists have either a doctorate or master's degree in physical therapy from a school accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association.