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Phyllis Fleetwood

 

Phyllis Fleetwood, PT, DPT, MS earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology from St. Mary's College of Maryland and her Master of Science in Physical Therapy from Marymount University. During undergraduate and graduate school, she began working in the health and fitness industry as an athletic trainer and a personal trainer. In 2003, Phyllis became board certified as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. Phyllis completed her Doctor of Physical Therapy with honors in 2011 through Virginia Commonwealth University.
Phyllis specializes in orthopedic and manual therapy. Phyllis is certified in Pilates Mat exercises through Stott Pilates and her continuing education courses cover the areas of Manual Therapy, Strain/Counterstrain, the Maitland Approach, Muscle Energy Technique, Myofascial Release, Running Injuries, and several courses through the Institute of Physical Art. She is experienced in teaching Pilates to seniors, ballet dancers and individuals recovering from injuries and she integrates Pilates into her treatment when appropriate. Phyllis also has experience working in skilled nursing centers where she furthered her knowledge in geriatric, sub-acute and joint replacement rehabilitation. In her personal life, she enjoys reading about nutrition and stays active through strength training, running, and cycling.