Lindsey Vestal, M.S. OTR/L owner of The Functional Pelvis demystifies the muscles of the core and pelvic floor. Deb talks to her about the issues women commonly experience and various ways to care for rehabilitate the pre and postnatal body.
Lindsey Vestal owns The Functional Pelvis, a private practice specializing in pelvic floor therapy “house calls” for pre- and postnatal women. She graduated from NYU with a Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy. She has dedicated her career to empowering women to find relief from conditions such as bowel and urinary incontinence, constipation, dyspareunia, pelvic pain, prolapse and pre and postnatal complications. She has trained with Herman & Wallace Institute, Diane Lee’s Integrated Systems Model, Maitland as well as specialized biofeedback training for the pelvic floor. Lindsey teaches pelvic anatomy and pelvic floor health for the Maha Mama pre- and postnatal yoga teacher training in NYC. She is an ongoing contributor to Well Rounded NY. Lindsey was recently selected as a recipient for the Women’s Net Female Entrepreneurs Grant.
As an OT, she is a passionate promoter of bridging pelvic floor rehabilitation with lifestyle modifications while addressing the psychological impact that pelvic floor issues have on our everyday lives.
Prior to founding her own practice, Lindsey was a therapist at Roosevelt Hospital. Lindsey lives in Manhattan with her husband and two children Avery, 4 and Liam, 2.
For more information on Lindsey (she makes house calls!) Visit www.funtionalpelvis.com
Lindsey also teaches “Connect to Your Core” at the Prenatal Yoga Center, for more information on this workshop or to enroll visit: http://prenatalyogacenter.org/connect-to-your-core/
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