Brenda specializes in treating men, women, and children with pelvic health diagnosis including bladder and bowel incontinence, urinary frequency and urgency, constipation, painful intercourse, pelvic pain, tailbone pain, prolapse, night time wetting, and pregnancy/child baring pain and challenges. In addition to pelvic health, Brenda has also completed in depth study in the treatment of persistent pain, cancer rehab including lymphedema, cancer related fatigue, scar tissue, shoulder/breast/and pelvic pain, and has taken numerous courses in trauma informed care.
Brenda truly listens to her clients history and story and strives to create a therapeutic relationship with them in order to create a safe and comfortable space in which treatment can ensue. She looks at each person as a whole and is able to utilize her extensive skill set to treat the most complex problems and to assist her clients in meeting their goals. She is passionate about physical therapy and helping people understand what they can do to help themselves live their lives to the fullest.
In addition to treating clients, Brenda has also been a frequent guest speaker at Providence St Vincent’s new Mom’s group, spoken at Senior centers and other community events on pelvic health and prevention/treatment of urinary incontinence, taught bi-weekly persistent pain classes and mentored many therapists over the last 20 years. She loves teaching both her patients and her colleagues and sharing ideas and strategies to help people live their lives to the fullest extent possible.
Brenda enjoys spending time with her husband, two boys and dog while enjoying all things outdoors. She is an avid runner and spends her free time traveling, hiking, camping, skiing, golfing, paddle boarding, and playing outside with her family. She Is assistant track coach for elementary and middle school and loves cheering on her own kids as well as the kids she coaches. She received her Master Gardener’s certificate from OSU and can often be found digging in the dirt, curled up with a good book or trying a new recipe when she’s not outside playing.