Laura Plankis, DPT

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Laura Plankis, DPT

About Laura Plankis, DPT

Laura received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Chatham University in Pittsburgh.

She focuses her practice on women’s health and pelvic health, and enjoys treating the patient as a whole and incorporating a balance of manual treatments and therapeutic exercises.

Location: N2 Physical Therapy at Swedish Medical Center

5 Signs your pelvic floor is not happy with your running lifestyle

Author: Laura Plankis, PT, DPT Imagine the feeling of lacing up your favorite running shoes to step outside and realize it is the perfect cool summer morning. You head towards your favorite path, lined with green trees and the occasional vibrant wildflower. There is a slight breeze, just enough to cool you down as you

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  • Demystifying the Pelvic Floor

Physical Therapy for the Delivery Room

Author: Laura Plankis, PT, DPT In 2016, there were 3,945,875 childbirths.2 Each delivery was unique, as every mother and child are different. Of these millions of deliveries, 68.1% were vaginal deliveries and 31.9% were cesarean deliveries.2 Some women may have delivered in a hospital, others at a birthing center, some at home, and maybe even a

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  • The Science Behind Why We Hurt

The Science Behind Why We Hurt

Author:  Laura Plankis PT, DPT N2 Physical Therapy at Swedish Medical Center Pain can interfere with your life. Pain can feel suffocating as if there is no escape. It can cause you to discontinue hobbies, chores, or even your occupation.

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