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Melissa Howard, PT, D.P.T., NCS

Melissa Howard, PT, D.P.T., NCS
Melissa Howard, PT, D.P.T., NCS, began her career in pediatric orthopaedics in 2011 at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Houston after graduating from Texas Tech University. She has expanded her areas of care to include pediatric neurology in our inpatient rehabilitation and subacute care settings. Melissa also works in the motion analysis center at the Houston Shriners Hospital, performing instrumented gait analysis as well as the Shriners Hospital Upper Extremity Evaluation (SHUEE) on children and adolescents with cerebral palsy.