Sandra Teresa Gallagher

PT

Physical Therapist (PT)

Member Since: 1998

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Professional Bio

Sandra Gallagher PT, Board-Certified Women's Health Clinical Specialist has over 30 years of experience. She has specialized training in orthopedic manual therapy from the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual therapy (NAIOMT), exercise training through a four-year Feldenkrais training, and a specialist certification from the American Physical Therapy Association that includes chest surgery and pelvic health rehabilitation. She has presented at the National Transgender Health Summit and at the WPATH international meeting on pelvic PT and gender-affirming vaginoplasty based on the work at OHSU.

Sandi is an active member of the Academy of Pelvic Health. She teaches the CAPP obstetric PT series of courses, and she teaches about gender-affirming care in physical therapy in a course she created. She also is a member of the Academy of Clinical Electrotherapy and Wound Management. Her treatment philosophy is strongly geared toward patient self-efficacy. She integrates education, exercise, manual therapy and electrotherapy interventions into patient care.
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Year Earned

CAPP-OB Certified | January 2020

ABPTS Board-Certified In

Women's Health Physical Therapy

Practice Name

OHSU

Populations Treated

Women, Transgender men

Areas of Expertise

Bowel Incontinence, Constipation, Diastasis Rectus Abdominus (DRA), Pediatric Pelvic Health, Pelvic Pain, Pregnancy & Postpartum, Transgender Pelvic Health, Urinary Incontinence

Practice Setting

Outpatient Clinic/Private Practice, Wellness/Prevention/Sports/Fitness Center