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Candace M. Pflipsen, PTA

  • About
    • Specialties: Physical Therapy
    • Gender: Female
    • Languages: English
    Biography

    What I Do
    As a pediatric physical therapist assistant, my goal is to provide the best care for each of my patients while achieving their goals to improve their level of mobility and function. My philosophy of care is to empower children in their adventures from childhood to adulthood, and help patients and families engage in physical activities regardless of their ability level. My special clinical interests include working with infants to teens to help optimize their functional mobility through pediatric physical therapy.

    Why I Love My Work
    What I enjoy most about my job is that I can make a difference in the life of others and have the opportunity to help children achieve and optimize their health. It is enjoyable to meet so many great families and develop lifelong relationships with the children and their families. I also love having the opportunity to work with children and enjoy celebrating their milestones with them and their families. It is pure joy to watch a child learn a new skill for the first time, and it is the most rewarding experience one can have.

    Getting to Know Me
    Outside of work, I enjoy baking, spending time with family and friends, doing crafts, DIY projects, going to sporting events and concerts, traveling, camping and enjoying the outdoors when the weather is nice. I grew up being part of the winter color guard for six years. I was able to be part of a team that competed both in Minnesota and internationally. Through many hours of dedication and hard work, we were able to meet our ultimate goal, taking sixth place in an international competition.

    Education
    • College
      Exercise Science, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN