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 only 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 12 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 serves as President of the Board of Directors of the Cincinnati Sexual Health Consortium and is 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.



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 and is passionate about empowering women through education and evidence-based care.  Dr. Hoover is currently completing postdoctoral training in women’s health and 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 and Foundations in Obstetric Physical Therapy. Dr. Hoover treats women and men with lymphedema and women before, during, and after pregnancy for pelvic floor dysfunctions including urine and bowel dysfunction, pelvic organ prolapse, pelvic pain, back pain, hip pain or diastasis recti. 

She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science at Anderson University, where she played collegiate basketball. She earned a Master’s and Doctorate 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. 



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. 




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 to best understand the human experience and the population she later set out to serve in physical therapy. In her studies, she grew an interest in the mind-body connection and helped publish multiple research studies exploring yoga and mindfulness. Following this she completed her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at The Ohio State University. While in physical therapy school, Kayla completed her 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training Certification as well as the pelvic floor continuing education training 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 and radiant in their own bodies and minds. Dr. Zuber is completing a 1 year post-doctoral mentorship under the guidance of Dr. Stacey Hendricks which includes extensive postdoctoral courses working in women’s health and pelvic floor and clinical training. She will additionally be developing condition-specific yoga series to offer to our community with the hopes of giving all women a movement tool to find joy in their bodies and minds.