At Shining Stars Therapy, we take pride in providing the best Pediatric Therapy Services for your child. Check out our bios below to learn about our experienced licensed Physical therapists!

  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Speech Therapists
  • Administration and Office
  • Jenna Swanson, DPT


    Jenna received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN. She moved to the Raleigh area in 2010 and has been practicing exclusively in the field of pediatrics since 2011.

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    Lesley Petee, MPT


    Lesley graduated from the University of Michigan with her Masters in Physical Therapy in 1996 and began working with children in a hospital based clinic a few years later. Since that time she has worked with children in both the clinical, school, and home setting. Lesley is experienced in treating children with many diagnoses including: Down syndrome, Torticollis, Seizure Disorders, Visual Motor impairments, Cerebral Palsy, low tone, and Neuromuscular diseases. She has extensive experience working with premature infants.

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    Mary Giro, PT


    Mary graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science/ Pre-Physical Therapy from Rutgers University in 1989 and a Masters in Physical Therapy from University of California in 1993. Mary has over 20 years of experience in the field of Physical Therapy.

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    Suzanne Knight, PT


    Suzanne Doser Knight has been a Physical Therapist for over 40 years and the majority of that time has been in pediatrics. She has worked with children 0-21 in Early Intervention, with physically and otherwise health impaired children, visually impaired as well as the spectrum of developmentally delayed.

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