Our bodies are wonderful machines capable of creating new life, but many of the things we’re taught about our bodies are flat out wrong. If you’ve ever suffered from painful intercourse, constipation, chronic yeast infections or “leaks”, you may want to consult someone like Dr. Tieya M. Qualls, a physical therapist with a specialty in pelvic issues.
This conversation is also for those who may not be experiencing any discomfort but want to be proactive in managing their pelvic health. Pelvic health is related to the function of our bowel, bladder, and reproductive organs.
In today’s episode, Dr. Qualls joins us to dispel many of the myths, rumors and bad advice we’ve been given about pelvic health matters.
During this conversation, Dr. Qualls:
Discussions about sexuality.
Dr. Tieya M. Qualls, PT, DPT, PRPC
Bio: Dr. Tieya M. Qualls, PT, DPT, PRPC is the founder of Quality Touch Physical Therapy & Wellness, serving the DMV area. She is a licensed Physical Therapist with additional certification in pelvic health. She earned a B.S. in Biology from Hampton University, in Hampton, VA in 2002. Following this, she received both her Master and Doctoral degrees in Physical Therapy from Howard University, in Washington, DC in 2005 and 2012, respectively. She has experience working in a variety of clinical settings, primarily serving the adult population. She is also an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor.
In addition to completing the pelvic floor course series with the Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute, Dr. Qualls earned the Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner Certification, also offered by the organization. This certification designates her as a pelvic rehabilitation specialist, possessing the knowledge and skills to accurately diagnose and treat pelvic dysfunctions for all genders. Dr. Qualls has a passion for assisting people in their overall wellness journey from a holistic standpoint, and consistently does so with care and compassion.
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