physical therapy

 

DuPont Aesthetics is proud to partner with Level Physical Therapy in its Chevy Chase, MD location serving the Washington DC and surrounding area.

Cassand Palmer, MPT

Since completing her masters degree in Physical Therapy from UMAB in May 2000, Cassand has practiced in a wide variety of clinical settings including sports rehab, acute care, subacute rehab and outpatient therapy.

 

In 2003, Cassand focused most of her clinical interests in orthopedics and women’s health. After treating a variety of women with pelvic floor issues, Cassand continued to further her education in women’s health physical therapy through continuing education courses and hands on treatment of patients with pelvic floor dysfunction.

 

In 2007, she launched the women’s health program at sibley memorial hospital treating patients with a wide variety of pelvic disorders some of which include :pelvic pain, incontinence, prolapse, Interstitial cystitis, vulvodenia, sacroiliac dysfunction, pregnant and post-partum patients. Cassand has advanced training in muscle energy techniques, joint mobilization, and myofascial release which has proven to be transformational in the treatment of her patients. She is fully committed to empowering her patients in taking an active role in their own wellness and recovery. 

Common pelvic floor conditions treated with physical therapy:

  • Chronic Pelvic Pain  Vaginismus 

  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse

  • Vulvodenia

  • Hip Pain

  • Interstitial Cystitis 

  • Sexual Dysfunction 

  • Bowel and Bladder Dysfunctions

  • Urinary and Fecal Incontinence 

  • Muscle Weakness

  • Urinary Urgency 

  • Pregnancy and Postpartum Issues

  • Diastasis Rects 

  • Pubic Symphysis Pain

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Cervical and Thoracic Pain

  • Low Back Pain

  • Sacro-iliac Joint Dysfunction
     

What To Expect:

You can expect to have one on one treatments lasting between 50-60 minutes long in a quiet and relaxing environment. Level PT specializes in pelvic health and orthopedic disorders offering skilled manual therapy and focused treatments.

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