Dr. Rachel Gelman, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist | Sexual Health Practitioner
Dr. Rachel Gelman is a Bay Area native who received her B.S in Biology from The University of Washington and then returned to the bay and received a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Samuel Merritt University. She discovered the specialty of pelvic health rehabilitation early on in PT school and became involved with The Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy (formerly known as The Section on Women’s Health) and was awarded the student scholarship. She also had the privilege of being the first student at her university to complete a full-time clinical internship in pelvic health at the end of her doctoral program. She has continued to specialize in treating patients with pelvic floor dysfunction and is especially passionate about sexual health.
Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy focuses on assessing and treating the muscles in and around the pelvis. Your treatment may involve manual therapy, therapeutic exercises, which may include pelvic floor exercises and neuro-muscular re-education. Your Physical Therapist will develop a personalized home exercise program to improve your pelvic floor function.