Specialties

Pelvic floor physical therapy is an advanced specialization, which means we treat the entire musculoskeletal system. Our patients commonly seek help within our pelvic specialty for:

  • hip and low back pain
  • prenatal pain, weakness, and dysfunction (incontinence; pelvic girdle pain; incontinence; urinary urgency or frequency)
  • postpartum pain, weakness, and dysfunction (diastasis recti; prolapse; abdominal pain after c-section; vaginal pain post delivery; urinary urgency or frequency; incontinence)
  • pelvic pain (vulvodynia/vulvar pain; interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome; pudendal neuralgia; vaginismus; coccyx pain; rectal, testicular, or penile pain; constipation; pain associated with endometriosis)

Dustienne also specializes in:

  • visceral mobilization and myofascial release to enhance fertility (combined with IVF and acupuncture)
  • therapeutic yoga

Alex has a passion for treating the LGBT and non-binary communities.

Alex has a doctorate in physical therapy. Dustienne is a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Women’s Health Physical Therapy (WCS).

Do you suffer from vulvodynia, vaginismus, or other sexual pain challenges? Check out this short film by Shelby Hadden and Sebastian Bisbal:

 

More about WCS

The WCS is a certification granted by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS). Individuals earning this certification are physical therapists who have demonstrated proficiency in evaluating and treating a variety of women’s health diagnoses. Examples of these diagnoses include: incontinence, pelvic floor pain, prenatal and postpartum care, breast and gynecological cancer care, lymphedema, and considerations of treating the female athlete.