Kim Nixon-Cave, PT, PhD, PCS

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Kim Nixon-Cave, PT, PhD, PCS, is physical therapy manager with the Center for Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Infants and young children, Motor Development, Neurological patients
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Additional Training

PhD, Educational Psychology — College of Education, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Advanced Masters Degree, Neurology — Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties

Graduate Degree

PT entry-level Degree — University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Physical Therapy Manager

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Cultural issues related to development
Motor development
Qualitative research
Physical therapy intervention for neurologically impaired children



Atkinson HL, Nixon-Cave K, Smith SE. Pediatric stroke rehabilitation: an interprofessional and collaborative approach. Thorofare, NJ: SLACK Incorporated, 2018.