Owner Dawn Sandalcidi is the leading expert in the field of pediatric incontinence in physical therapy, and leads national trainings of professionals interested in evaluation and treatment of TMJ, back and neck, and pelvic floor muscle conditions.
Dawn has actively been treating patients for the past 36 years. She received her degree in physical therapy in 1982 from SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, New York. She participated in extensive international postgraduate studies in manual and manipulative therapy of the spine and extremities in Germany, Switzerland and New Zealand. In 1992, Dawn completed an additional two-year residency with Mariano Rocabado to become a Rocabado Certified Manual Therapist (RCMT) and instructor for the spine, pelvis and TMJ. Dawn is also Board Certified Biofeedback in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction (BCB-PMD).
Dawn has been a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) since 1980 and a member of the APTA Section on Women’s Health since 1994.
In addition to lecturing internationally on pediatric bowel and bladder disorders, Dawn has also lectured on pelvic pain for CPD Health Courses for osteopaths, manual therapists and acupuncturists in Melbourne, Australia. Dawn is also a faculty instructor at the Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehab Institute. In 2017, Dawn was invited to speak at the World Physical Therapy Conference in South Africa about pediatric pelvic floor dysfunction and incontinence.
Dawn has been published in the Journal of Urologic Nursing, the Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy, Journal of the Section of Women’s Health and the Journal of International Association of Orofacial Myology.
In 2018, Dawn was awarded the Elizabeth Noble Award by the American Physical Therapy Association Section on Women's Health for providing extraordinary and exemplary service to the field of physical therapy for women.
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