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STACEY HENDRICKS, PT, DPT, WCS

Board Certified Women's Health Specialist in Pregnancy, Postpartum, Female Pelvic Health

Stacey Hendricks, founder of Elevate Physical Therapy, is a doctor of physical therapy and the first board-certified Women’s Health Clinical Specialist within a 90 mile radius of Cincinnati.  She earned a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences at the University of Cincinnati and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Dr. Hendricks has 14 years of experience specializing in women’s health and pelvic health in adults and adolescents. She treats conditions including urinary incontinence, pelvic pain, sexual dysfunction, and bowel and bladder dysfunction. As a specialist in women’s health, she provides comprehensive physical therapy care for women throughout the lifespan from first menstruation through post-menopause. She has earned Certificates of Achievement in Obstetrics and Postpartum Physical Therapy and provides specialized care for pregnancy and postpartum-related back pain and orthopedic injuries, abdominal muscle separation (diastasis recti), and postpartum pelvic floor dysfunctions. Dr. Hendricks has additional specialty training in manual therapies of Gynecological Visceral Manipulation, the Maitland Approach, and Trigger Point Dry Needling.
Dr. Hendricks served as President of the Board of Directors of the Cincinnati Sexual Health Consortium and a member of both the American Physical Therapy Association’s Section on Women’s Health and the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health. She serves her professional community as a lecturer to doctoral students at Mount St. Joseph University, through teaching at national courses for licensed physical therapists through the APTA Section on Women’s Health, and by educating local medical providers, fitness professionals, and community members.

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RICCI HOOVER, PT, DPT, CLT

Certified Lymphedema Therapist

Women's Health and Pelvic Health Physical Therapist

Ricci Hoover is a doctor of physical therapy, certified lymphedema therapist, and pelvic health physical therapist who is passionate about empowering women through education and evidence-based care. In 2019. Dr. Hoover completed postdoctoral training in women’s pelvic health under the mentorship of Dr. Stacey Hendricks and through the APTA’s Section on Women’s Health. She has Certificates of Achievement in Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Levels 1 and 2, and Foundations in Obstetric Physical Therapy. Dr. Hoover treats women before, during, and after pregnancy for pelvic floor dysfunctions including urine and bowel dysfunction, pelvic organ prolapse, pelvic pain, diastasis recti, and orthopedic pain (including back pain, hip pain, etc). Dr. Hoover also treats Primary and Secondary Lymphedema in men and women. 

 

She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science at Anderson University, where she played collegiate basketball. She earned a Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy at Mount St. Joseph University in Cincinnati, OH. Dr. Hoover is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and plans to become a board-certified Women’s Health Clinical Specialist. Dr. Hoover also plans to expand her lymphedema expertise by taking the LANA test in order to become nationally recognized for her services. 

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KATIE COLEMAN, PT, DPT, WCS, CSCS

Board Certified Women's Health Specialist in Pregnancy, Postpartum, Female Pelvic Health

Katie Coleman is a doctor of physical therapy and has been practicing women’s and pelvic health physical therapy since 2011. She is CAPP-Pelvic and CAPP-OB certified through the APTA. She is also dry needling certified and a pilates reformer instructor. For the last 15 years, Katie has been practicing as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA. Katie graduated from Capital University with a degree in Exercise Science in 2005 and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from The Ohio State University in 2008. Katie enjoys helping women through all of life's stages but especially enjoys working with women who are pregnant or postpartum. Dr. Coleman works with a variety of pelvic health conditions including pelvic pain, incontinence, and pregnancy/postpartum care. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Cincinnati Sexual Health Consortium. As a mother of two young children, Dr. Coleman believes that women must take care of themselves in order to be able to care for others. 

  

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KAYLA ZUBER, PT, DPT

Women's Health and Pelvic Health Physical Therapist

Dr. Kayla Zuber is a doctor of physical therapy and RYT-200 certified yoga instructor. She earned a Bachelors of Art in Sociology from The Ohio State University and through her studies grew an interest in the mind-body connection and helped publish multiple research studies exploring yoga and mindfulness. 

Following undergraduate, she completed her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at The Ohio State University, 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training Certification, and pelvic floor continuing education through the Herman and Wallace Institute. She completed her final clinical rotation in women’s pelvic health and interned at Elevate for completion of her doctoral capstone project which focused on developing tailored yoga programs for individuals with pelvic floor and core dysfunctions such as pelvic pain, endometriosis, diastasis recti, prolapse, and incontinence. This project was created from Kayla’s passion for yoga as a practice for women to feel empowered in their own bodies and minds. 

In her post-doctoral studies, Dr. Zuber completed a 1-year mentorship under the guidance of Dr. Stacey Hendricks and the APTA’s Section on Women’s Health. She has Certificates of Achievement in Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Level 1, 2a, 2b, Foundations of Obstetric Physical Therapy, Advanced Obstetric Physical Therapy, and Maitland Essential Spinal Manual Therapy. Dr. Zuber is currently working to expand the use of yoga as a therapeutic tool for pelvic health by offering 1-on-1 clinical yoga sessions as well as developing condition-specific yoga group class series to offer to our community with the hopes of giving all women a movement tool to find joy and strength within.

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KATIE MEIBERS, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT

Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
Women's Health and Pelvic Health Physical Therapist

Katie Meibers is a doctor of physical therapy, pelvic health physical therapist and orthopedic clinical specialist. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences from The Ohio State University and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Northwestern University. Dr. Meibers has over 11 years of clinical experience as an outpatient physical therapist. Dr. Meibers treats women with pelvic floor dysfunctions including bladder dysfunction, pelvic organ prolapse, pelvic pain, diastasis recti, back pain, hip pain and women throughout pregnancy and postpartum. Her coursework includes Certificates in Fundamental and Advanced Topics in Obstetric Physical Therapy and Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy. She is a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist through Maitland, and has additional training in performing running analysis and trigger point dry needling. She enjoys working with women during the postpartum period to return to running and exercise. She is currently a member of the Women’s Health section of the American Physical Therapy Association. 

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KAYLEIGH FISER-GREGORY, PhD, LISW, MSW

Licensed Independent Social Worker

Dr. Kayleigh Fiser-Gregory, PhD, LISW  is a licensed independent social worker in the state of Ohio. She has been working in private practice since 2019 and prior to this was working in a hospital setting. She is certified in DBT therapy and enjoys using mindfulness, motivational interviewing, and cognitive behavioral modalities. Kayleigh graduated with her master’s in social work in 2017 and her Doctorate in Health Education this past year, 2022. 

Kayleigh enjoys working with women who are pregnant, postpartum, managing chronic pain, and struggling with fertility. Kayleigh enjoys both the clinical and research side of helping others, using evidence-based practice to get real results. As a new mom, Kayleigh knows first-hand, the hardships of postpartum, transitioning into the fourth trimester, utilizing medical care in the women’s health realm, and balancing stressors while parenting. She has also struggled with chronic pain since 2019, her main reason for going back to school: using pain for purpose!  “My goal in working with clients is to celebrate the wins no matter how small, to embrace the unique strengths that each has, and to end the stigma of mental health. You matter!”

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