Are you utilizing proper body movement mechanics?
What does your DNA say about your athletics abilities?
Do you have a genetic predisposition to certain injuries?
Team Lead : Erin Bennett
PT, DPT Doctor of Physical Therapy
Erin attended Northern Arizona University on a volleyball scholarship. She knew that she wanted to become a Physical Therapist after sustaining an ACL tear playing volleyball, requiring surgery and intense rehabilitation.
Upon successful completion of her collegiate volleyball career, she continued as a graduate assistant coach for the team when they won conference championships.
She went on to graduate as a Doctor of Physical Therapy from NAU and started pursuing her passion in treating athletes of all ages and sports. During this time, she treated active-duty Marines and Sailors, including those involved in special forces.
Erin further pursued a specialty in pelvic floor dysfunction with an emphasis on the athletic population through the American Physical Therapy Association.
In her free time, Erin enjoys exploring local hiking trails, playing sand volleyball, weight lifting, rollerblading and running after her twins.
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
- Bachelor’s in Exercise Science – Northern Arizona University
- Master’s in Educational Leadership – Northern Arizona University
- Doctorate in Physical Therapy – Northern Arizona University
Work with a DPT
Sessions with a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) to assess your movement patterns, identify areas of weakness or dysfunction, and create a personalized plan for improvement
Determine genetic predisposition to certain sports
Are you better suited for sprinting, endurance, or strength sports?
Are you playing the best position in your sport based on your genetic makeup?
Determine genetic predisposition to certain injuries
Are you prone to certain injuries?
Are you properly warming up for your genetic makeup?
Determine your response to training
How quickly do you gain muscle mass?
How well do you recover from workouts?
NOTE: If you are already working with a personal trainer, your DPT can collaborate with them with your permission to help develop your fitness program.