Meet Adriana – She is a physical therapist specializing in pelvic floor rehabilitation therapy and connective tissue disorder at her clinic Benefit Physical Therapy. She has been a physical therapist for
14 years and has been specializing in women’s health since graduating from Northwestern University in Chicago in 2007. For the past 5 years
Adriana specialized in connective tissue disorder and has been working with patient with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome/ Hypermobility Syndrome and
other Connective Tissue Dysfunctions (Lupus, Fibromyalgia, RA, Ankylosing spondylitis an others). As an active person herself, Adriana implements her “Mommy work outs” with functional pelvic floor
stabilization to help patients regain control over they bladder, bowel and musculoskeletal deficits. “Most people have a busy lifestyle and find difficult to make time to exercise and take care of their bodies.
As a clinician I try to make my patients fully engaged during our sessions. Patients learn about how to implement simple exercise routines into their daily living as well as to gradually adjust to a
healthier, more balanced lifestyle and increased control over their symptoms”. At Benefit PT patients will encounter one-of-a-kind experiences as Adriana assists their patient in designing individualized home exercise programs to meet their ability and needs.
Provide thorough assessment for patients with varying Connective
TIssue Disorder and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and assist in managing
their symptoms and improving quality of life.
Providing a multi-disciplinary approach to assist patients with
varying degrees of connective tissues disorder and Pelvic Floor
Dysfunction. Also, by identifying the musculoskeletal,
gastrointestinal, neurological, urogenital dysfunction that may be
underlying and providing them with knowledge to seek other
professionals when indicated. Information on co-morbid conditions and
symptoms, including management and care guidelines.
EDS (Ehler Danlos Syndrome (20 types)
· Hypermobility Spectrum Disorder
· Rheumatoid origin
o Rheumatic Psoriasis
o Ankylosing Spondylitis
o Polymyalgia Rheumatica
· Lyme disease