Liz Simons, PT, DPT
Liz Simons received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from New York University and a B.A. in Psychology from Williams College. With a strong background in manual therapy, Liz treats a variety of orthopedic conditions, with special interest in low back and hip pain. She employs a functional and integrated approach to treatment with an emphasis on identifying involved soft tissue structures and diagnosis of movement dysfunction. She has furthered her manual orthopedic skill set through continuing education coursework focusing on soft tissue and myofascial release, spinal manual techniques, biomechanics of gait and functional movement assessment. Liz emphasizes involving the patient by educating them on the source(s) of their dysfunction to help them gain control so they can manage their issue over time to prevent recurrence.
Liz specializes in the treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction in men, women and children. She has extensive training in pelvic floor issues related to urinary urgency and frequency, chronic constipation, prolapse, pelvic pain, pre natal and post partum issues, sexual dysfunction, as well as prostatitis and post prostatectomy related issues. Liz has taken numerous continuing education courses through the American Physical Therapy Association’s Section on Women’s Health and The Herman and Wallace Institute, where she is a Teaching Assistant for the Pelvic Floor Courses. Additionally, Liz is a certified mat pilates instructor through Power Pilates in NYC.