Heather Michele Jeffcoat


CEO/Physical Therapist

Physical Therapist (PT)

Member Since: 1999

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Professional Bio

Heather Jeffcoat, DPT, author of Sex Without Pain: A Self-Treatment Guide To The Sex Life You Deserve and is the current President of the Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy. Received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Duke University, Comprehensive Teacher Training Certification in Pilates from BASI & her Certified Fascial Stretch Therapist thru the Stretch to Win Institute. Heather specializes in treating Orthopedic & Pelvic Health physical therapy diagnoses for women, men, pediatric & transgender patients with a focus on chronic pain and birth prep services. She has been involved w/ the APTA's Section on Women's Health (now Academy of Pelvic Health) & has written numerous documents that are distributed around the country. She has spoken @ the American Urogynecology Society (AUGS) meeting & has moderated @ International Pelvic Pain Society's (IPPS) meeting on Chronic Pelvic Pain & Female Sexual Dysfunction. She has been featured on ABC News, Sirius XM, The Washington Post, Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Sex With Emily podcast & more.
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2002 Helen Kaiser Duke Alumni Award

Volunteer Work

President, Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy (2022-2024)

President-Elect, Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy (2021-2022)

Advisory Board, International Pelvic Pain Society (2021-current)

Board of Directors, International Pelvic Pain Society (2017-2021)

Volunteer content creator for Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy (formerly Section of Women's Health) - early 2000s