Therese Gerard, PTPhysical TherapistDMI Registered PractitionerPelvic Floor Specialist
Therese has known since 6th grade that she wanted to be a physical therapist. After spending her childhood as the oldest of 10 children and then becoming a mother herself, Therese chose to spend her first 26 years as a physical therapist working primarily with adults in a variety of settings. When she was about to become an “empty nester” in 2011, Therese made the transition to pediatric physical therapy and never looked back! Therese has specialty training and experience since 2014 in pediatric pelvic health, working closely with pediatricians and pediatric gastroenterologists to address conditions such as constipation, delay in toileting ability, urge sensation challenges, urinary frequency/urgency, incontinence of bowel/bladder and pelvic pain. Therese also enjoys providing physical therapy for children with gross motor delays and/or musculoskeletal needs. She has a special interest in evaluation and treatment of infants and toddlers and is a Registered DMI Practitioner.Did you know? Therese became a Water Safety Instructor in her teens and had the privilege of teaching her own father how to swim.