PELVIC HEALTH

GUIDING YOU 2 PERFORM DURING PREGNANCY & POSTPARTUM

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ADDRESSING PELVIC FLOOR PAIN & ISSUES

GUIDING YOU 2 PERFORM DURING PREGNANCY & POSTPARTUM

Rehab 2 Perform will help you navigate the challenges of a changing body and the choices surrounding physical activity and fitness during the pregnancy and postpartum period.

With a progressive and comprehensive approach our team of experts will assist you in making informed decision that takes into consideration your individual needs and situation as you continue, and return to, physical activity and fitness.

ADDRESSING PELVIC FLOOR PAIN & ISSUES

OUR TEAM WILL HELP...

Address Pain & Issues associated with:

  • Sciatica
  • Sacroiliac Joint (SIJ) pain
  • Pubic Symphysis Pain
  • Hip pain
  • Low back pain
  • Neck/back pain with breastfeeding
  • Posture
  • Core strengthening
  • Pelvic Floor Strengthening
  • Incontinence

Prepare and Guide:

  • Exercise modifications during pregnancy
  • Post c-section management of weakness/pain/scar tissue
  • Preparing for labor and birth
  • Return to running postpartum
  • Return to sport postpartum
  • Scar tissue mobilization from tearing or episiotomy

PREGNANCY

Our Physical Therapists will help alleviate and address: pelvic pain, pubic symphysis pain, sciatica, low back pain, hip pain, and any other pain or activity limitations which may worsen or arise during pregnancy.

Through instruction and proper education our staff will provide women appropriate exercise programs that are suitable and modified for all trimesters, guidance and strategies to prepare for delivery, and the empowerment to stay active and healthy during the pregnancy!

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POSTPARTUM

When you are ready (appropriate for mothers at least 2 weeks postpartum), our dedicated staff will create a customized plan to promote healing and optimal movement by assessing your posture, helping restore your core & pelvic floor muscles, and addressing new and unfamiliar pain postpartum that may include low back pain, hip pain, and neck/back pain with breastfeeding. 

This personalized care will feature the education, treatment and exercise program that aligns with your needs, goals, and has you ready 2 perform as you embark into this new journey of motherhood! 

PELVIC FLOOR

Our pelvic health physical therapists are specially trained to evaluate and treat different types of pelvic floor dysfunction, not only to relieve pain, but guiding you to improve your quality of life, and be ready 2 perform at the activities that matter most to you.

Through an extensive initial evaluation, both internal and external structures will be examined to create a personalized program to focus on strengthening, controlling and building endurance of your pelvic and core muscles. 

Treatment may include:

  • Core and hip strengthening and stability
  • Manual internal soft tissue release¬†
  • Manual external trigger point & soft tissue release¬†
  • Strengthening and/or downtraining of pelvic floor musculature
  • Postural support
  • Education on proper breathing techniques¬†
  • Education on bowel and bladder habits¬†

SERVICES CURRENTLY OFFERED IN ANNAPOLIS, FREDERICK, GAMBRILLS,  & GERMANTOWN

Rehab 2 Perform Doctor of Physical Therapy Dr. Jamie Schindler

DR. JAMIE SCHINDLER - annapolis & gambrills

Dr. Jamie Schindler graduated from the University of Maryland Baltimore in 2016 with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Throughout physical therapy school Jamie became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Since graduation, Jamie earned her board certification in Sports and has taken continuing education coursework in pregnancy and postpartum care, and is now an internally trained pelvic floor physical therapist. Jamie enjoys meeting patients where they are at and tailoring their treatment to meet their individual goals. Personally, Jamie welcomed her son into the world in Summer 2021 and continues her fitness journey postpartum. FULL BIO HERE

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DR. MANOLYA MARTIN - BETHESDA

Dr. Manolya Martin was born and raised in Northern VA. Throughout her adolescent years she was a competitive figure skater and cheerleader. She went on to cheer at the collegiate level at the College of Charleston from 2015-2019. Manolya earned her B.S. in Exercise Science with the intentions of becoming a strength and conditioning coach. She went on to earn her Doctor of Physical Therapy at Shenandoah University. Manolya believes in a functional training approach and phase based rehab model in order to promote effective movement patterns that will optimize quality of life for her patients.   FULL BIO HERE

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DR. Ashley Young - frederick

Dr. Ashley Young graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2012 with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Prior to VCU, Ashley attended the University of Maryland earning a double degree in Kinesiological Sciences and English. Since graduating she has worked in outpatient orthopedics. In her free time Ashley is a competitive Olympic weightlifter and a certified sports performance coach with USA Weightlifting.  She welcomed her first child (Griffin) this past year, and has maintained her connected to weightlifting, and enjoys hiking and being outdoors. FULL BIO HERE

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DR. Margie Ellison - frederick

Dr. Margie was born and raised in Florida where she was a multi-sport athlete her whole life. During her time as a Division 1 Rower at Stetson University, she quickly became fascinated with the carefully crafted blend of medicine and sports performance after interacting with the sports medicine staff for various injuries. She graduated with her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. As a student, she gained an interest in pelvic health, and quickly learned the negative impact of pelvic floor related dysfunctions were being heavily overlooked amongst the pregnancy and postpartum athletic population.  FULL BIO HERE

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DR. NICOLE DORSHORST - Germantown

Nicole was raised outside of Milwaukee, WI and grew up playing basketball, volleyball and softball. In high school, she found interest in the health sciences through Anatomy and Physiology classes. She went on to major in Biology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she found her passion for physical therapy by volunteering at various clinics. She earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree also from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She completed her final clinical rotation at R2P’s Fredrick location where she found her passion for treating the pregnancy and postpartum population.

Physical Therapist Assistant

DR. MADI HERMAN - Gambrills

A recent graduation of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy,  Madi completed her final clinical rotation with Dr. Jamie Schindler at the R2P Annapolis and Gambrills locations and found herself back in the Northeast following graduation with her DPT. During physical therapy school, Madi worked in a wide variety of clinical settings but found an immense passion for outpatient orthopedics and pelvic floor patient populations. She takes pride in helping rehab patients to perform at their best for the sport or activity they love the most, and normalizing pelvic floor therapy whether it be for pregnancy/postpartum, incontinence, or pelvic pain.

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In-Network Insurances Accepted

Aetna (Including Meritan and Coventry)

Align Networks

Auto Insurance

Blue Cross/Blue Shield (Including Carefirst, Anthem and Highmark

Cigna / ASH (American Speciality Health)

Corvel

Johns Hopkins Healthcare: Employer Health Programs (EHP), US Family Health Plan, & Advantage MD

Medicare

MultiPlan

Tricare

United Healthcare (including MDIPA, GEHA and Humana)

Veterans Affairs Community Care
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Workers Compensation
(OWCP and Others)

Self-Pay Options

Initial Evaluation (1 hour) - $150

Follow-Up (minimum 30 minutes) - $95

Follow-Up (Post-Surgical) - $70

*15% Discount for Military & First Responders (Self Pay Only)