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Carrie Higgs

Carrie Higgs, OT, LOTR

Carrie attended Milsaps College in Jackson. She graduated in Occupational Therapy from Louisiana State University Medical Center, Shreveport in May 1992. She served as President of her class and graduated with honors. Carrie has over 25 years of experience in a variety of diagnosis raging from visual perceptual dysfunction, low vision, handwriting difficulties, UE dysfunctions including both orthopedic and neuro issues. She is active in her community by volunteering for local charities, coach’s youth basketball, and currently serves on the Ponchatoula Chamber of Commerce Board. She and her husband share six amazing children; two in College and four at home. She is extremely involved in helping others live healthy lives with her positive energy. She incorporates her knowledge of fitness and proper nutrition into not only her family lives’ but the lives of her patient’s as well. She is passionate about living a healthy life as she is very active in Pilates and Yoga.

Certifications and courses:

  • Core stabilization
  • Injuries of the spine: Prevention and Treatment
  • Balance and Fall Prevention
  • Assessment of the shoulder, elbow, and hand
  • Manual Therapy for the upper extremity
  • Chronic pain
  • Low vision assessment and treatment
  • Driving assessment
  • Visual perception deficits
  • Dyslexia/ADD
  • Fine motor dysfunction

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