Here are some of the basic stats, though (in other words….what do all of those letters mean?):

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  • Dual certification by APTA Board and by Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute.
  • WCS – Board Certified in Women’s Health. Certification from the American Physical Therapist Association as a physical therapist who has extensive clinical experience in the treatment of female-specific therapy issues as well as completion of case study and board examination.
  • PRPC – Pelvic Rehab Practitioner Certification – Specialist certification through the Herman & Wallace Pelvic Institute: “This certification is intended to distinguish professionals with expertise in treating pelvic floor dysfunction throughout the life-cycle, inclusive of bladder, bowel, gynecologic, orthopedic, sexual and obstetric topics.”
  • MPT – Master of Physical Therapy – Emory University in Atlanta, GA.
  • Bachelor of Science – Biology/Chemistry Double Major, Magna Cum Laude from Meredith College in Raleigh, NC.
  • Over twenty years of clinical experience, including emphasis on gender-specific (men’s and women’s) health issues for most of them.
  • National Director of Pelvic Health for Activcore – developing an innovative approach to pelvic rehabilitation that includes using Redcord / Neurac programming for more holistic recovery of function.
  • Extensive post-graduate Continuing Education with emphasis on manual therapeutic interventions, Redcord Neurac method and pelvic rehabilitation.
  • BCB-PMD – Certification in pelvic muscle dysfunction biofeedback through Biofeedback Certification Institute of America.
  • Member of multiple professional organizations including International Pelvic Pain Society, American Physical Therapy Association – Section on Women’s Health, International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health, National Vulvodynia Association, Interstitial Cystitis Association, International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders, American Urogynecologic Association.
  • Adjunct member of Emory University Hospital Multidisciplinary Team – active in interdisciplinary monthly meetings for patient care review and mutual education regarding treatments with physicians from Emory University Urogynecology, Gastrointestinal, Colorectal, Urology, and Radiology departments.
  • Contributor to MD newsletters, blogs, magazine/journal articles.
  • Instructor in pelvic dysfunction – courses for Family Nurse Practitioners, Physical Therapy graduate students, Wound/Ostomy/Continence Nurses and Physician Assistants.
  • Teacher Assistant for Herman & Wallace Pelvic Courses.
  • Co-founder and former owner of private outpatient clinic in Asheville, NC.
  • Mother, wife, runner, hiker, friend, dancer.