Heather Hurley- Cook, PT received her Master's of Physical Therapy degree from Neumann College. Heather Hurley-Cook has been a physical therapist since 2002 and has been working exclusively with children since 2004. She treats a wide variety of diagnoses including autism, development delay, cerebral palsy, genetic conditions, neurological impairments and torticollis. Heather has worked in various settings including hospitals, schools and outpatient centers. She is also a certified childlight yoga instructor and has training in yoga with special needs.
Heather also enjoys coaching soccer in her home town, skiing, watching her boys play sports, and vacationing with her family.
Elizabeth Hellman PT, DPT,
As an avid and diverse high school athlete, Liz’s interest in physical therapy was ignited from personal physical therapy treatment for sports related injuries, as well as a high school sport medicine class. She attended Seton Hall University where she received her Bachelor Degree in Biology and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She has gained a wide spectrum of experience through clinical rotations and work experience in the following settings: outpatient, homecare and school based pediatric, hospital acute inpatient and outpatient orthopedics. Liz started her career in an outpatient orthopedic setting, however always had an interest in treating pediatrics. She joined the Kidz Lounge in 2019 and is now exclusively working with children ages 0 - 18 years old in various settings: schools, outpatient settings and home-care. Liz enjoys incorporating games and art and crafts within her physical therapy sessions creating a fun and playful environment to focus on gross motor activities.
Outside of work, Liz enjoys a good book on the beach, country music, watching her daughter play sports and spending family time with her family, including her two fur babies!
Dana Masterson, PT, DPT graduated from the University of Delaware with a bachelor's degree in Exercise Science and then received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from New York University. She is a certified strength and conditioning specialist, certified Pilates Mat instructor, and former competitive dancer. Dana has gained a wide range of experience from completing her clinical affiliations in hospital acute care, outpatient orthopedics, and pediatric inpatient and outpatient settings. She has always been passionate about working with children and is so excited to be joining the Kidz Lounge team. When she isn’t treating patients, Dana enjoys doing pilates, going to the beach, skiing, listening to country music, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.
Marichu Eaker, PT, DPT has been practicing as pediatric PT for 10 years. She is currently working on her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She is passionate about working with children with special needs. She is a yoga enthusiast, she loves to read books, travel, hiking and outdoor adventure.
The Kidz Lounge Related Services, LLC strives to assist children in reaching their full potential! We are dedicated to enriching the lives of children and their families by being a beacon of hope for those struggling with learning, communication, feeding, sensory, gross and fine motor challenges. We are aware of the limitations that surround all children in their day to day lives. We strive to help children overcome those barriers through a multidisciplinary approach. We emphasize ability over disability. Just as every child is unique so are our therapeutic approaches. A holistic philosophy is practiced to provide the highest standard of services for the families we are dedicated to serving. We provide a nurturing, family and child-centered therapeutic environment that is sensitive to the needs of the individuals we assist.