PELVIC HEALTH SPECIALIST
JULIANNA ALLEN PT, DPT, WCS (SHE/THEY)
Owner & Physical Therapist
Dr. Julianna Allen is Board-Certified in Pelvic Health Physical Therapy (formerly Women's Health Clinical Specialist) from the American Physical Therapy Association designating her as an expert in her field. She has been practicing in the fields of pelvic health, lymphedema, and cancer care since 2015. She has guest lectured at University of Massachusetts at Lowell in their Doctor of Physical Therapy program, to residents at Spaulding, and to fellow physical therapists.
She was drawn to treating pelvic health, as pelvic floor dysfunction is often not discussed and goes untreated. She aspires to empower people with pelvic floor dysfunction and reduce the burden of living with pelvic floor symptoms. After working at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Emerson Hospital, she started Embrace PT & Wellness to improve the accessibility of pelvic health physical therapy and provide personal and compassionate care.
She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She completed her undergraduate work at Vassar College with a degree in Psychology. She is a member of the Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy, the American Physical Therapy Association, the Global Pelvic Health Alliance, and the International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health (ISSWSH).
In her free time, Dr. Julianna Allen enjoys rock climbing, playing board and table top games, weight lifting, and running.
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) 2016
Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY Bachelor of Arts in Psychology 2009
Board-Certified in Pelvic Health (formerly Women's Health Clinical Specialist)
Certified Lymphedema Specialist
Licensed Physical Therapist in Massachusetts
Pelvic health: pelvic pain, vaginismus, vulvodynia, urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse
Orthopedic: diastasis rectus abdominis, back pain during and after pregnancy, abdominal pain
Cancer: lymphedema, breast cancer related shoulder dysfunction, garment fitting
Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy, American Physical Therapy Association, Global Pelvic Health Alliance, International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health (ISSWSH).
SELECTED CONTINUING EDUCATION
Pelvic Health Physical Therapy Level 1, APTA Academy of Pelvic Health, 2016
Pelvic Health Physical Therapy Level 2 APTA Academy of Pelvic Health, 2016
Pelvic Health Physical Therapy Level 3 APTA Academy of Pelvic Health, 2017
Pelvic Floor Intervention Strategies for Urogenital & Breast Cancer Rehabilitation APTA Academy of Pelvic Health, 2017
Fundamental Topics of Pregnancy & Postpartum Physical Therapy APTA Academy of Pelvic Health, 2017
The Pressure System - Assessing and Managing the Connections Above the Diaphragm to the Pelvic Floor, 2017
Lymphedema Certification, Klose Training, 2018
Strength After Breast Cancer, Klose Training, 2018
Pudendal Neuralgia and Complex Pelvic Pain Solutions, GPHAM, 2020
Gender Affirming Care 101, 2020