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Alyssa Franzen, DPT, OCS

Alyssa received her Bachelors of Science in Biology from Providence College in 2005 and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the MGH Institute of Health Professions in 2011.  Prior to pursuing a career in physical therapy, she conducted research on upper motor neuron diseases, such as Lou Gehrig’s disease, at Massachusetts General Hospital.  Alyssa was a varsity athlete in high school and college where she saw firsthand how physical therapists help people prevent and recover from injuries. Alyssa is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association. Alyssa enjoys helping patients with a variety of orthopaedic conditions meet their goals and return to their activities. She enjoys working with a wide range of patients, but is most interested in pelvic health and orthopaedics. To schedule an appointment with Alyssa in Ferndale, call 360-384-5111.

Providence College, 2005: Bachelor of Science in Biology
Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions, 2011: Doctor of Physical Therapy

Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist

NAIOMT Level 1: Cervical Thoracic Spine
NAIOMT Level 1: Lumbopelvic Spine
NAIOMT Level 2: Upper Extremity
Graston Techniques
Sacroliliac Mobilization
Spine Health & Trunk Stability
Treating the Multisport and Endurance Athlete
Pelvic Floor Training for Weakness, Pain, and Dysfunction in Men, Women, and Older Adults
Pilates for Pelvic Dysfunction, Osteoporosis, and Peripartum
Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment
Fundamental Topics of Pregnancy and Post-Partum Patients
Bladder Control Evaluation & Treatment: Urinary Urgency & Incontinence
Understanding Prolapse
Biomechanics of the Shoulder
Shoulder Instability: Anterior, Posterior, and Multidirectional
The Relationship Between Sleep & Pain
Sleep as a Component of Holistic Health
Upper Extremity Peripheral Nerve Entrapments
Current Guidelines for Prenatal Fitness
Postpartum Fitness Program Designs
TheraPilates for the Frail Older Adult
Clinical Management of Older Adult with Osteoporosis
Effective Therapeutic Interventions for the Older Adult with Osteoporosis
Male Pelvic Pain
Nutrition Perspective for the Pelvic Therapist
Pelvic Pain & Yoga
Understanding Endometriosis
Pelvic Pain Applications in Rehab
Extremity Management
Sacral Nerve Manual Assessment & Treatment
Mobilization of Visceral Fascia: Urinary System
Athletes & Pelvic Rehabilitation
Oncology of the Pelvic Floor Level 1
Sacral Nerve Manual Assessment and Treatment
Mobilization of Visceral Fascia: Urinary System
The Basics of Sacroiliac Mobilization
Myofascial Decompression Level 1
MMOA Essential Foundations

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