What is a holistic physical therapist?
I take a holistic approach to each patient I see. That means, if a patient who has chronic pain at her cesarean scar, I work on the scar tissue mobility. But, I also consider the role of her traumatic birth on her pain. “We keep the issues in the tissues!” I allow space for her to tell her birth story again and again. If a mama has leaking with her runs, I will prescribe pelvic floor muscle exercises (if she is weak-- some mamas have leaking because their pelvic floor is