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Karen Weeks
Physical Therapist
Chicago, Illinois
21 years of experience
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About me

I am a Physical Therapist, specializing in Pelvic Health, with over 20yrs of experience. I am a Board Certified Women’s Health Physical Therapy Clinical Specialist and hold a Certificate in Pelvic Health Physical Therapy from the American Physical Therapy Association’s Academy of Pelvic Health. I love helping new parents prepare for delivery, remain active during pregnancy and rehab post-partum, physically and emotionally, using a biopsychosocial approach. I have special interest in helping parents who have sustained Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injury 3rd or 4th degree tearing), playing a vital role in our perineal trauma clinic.

Education

Master’s of Physical Therapy (2000)

Certification and training

WCS, CAPP Pelvic, CLT (2009)

Memberships and affiliations

APTA, APHPT, IPTA, AUGS

Credentials
PT
Specialties
Birth Trauma Cesarean, Episiotomy and Scar Pain Pelvic Pain Sexual Dysfunction Treatment for Pelvic Organ Prolapse Urinary Incontinence Vulvar Problems Chronic Pain Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Pelvic Floor Therapy Pre/Post Natal Pain and Weakness
Languages

English

Accepted insurances
Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) Aetna Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois Cigna
Service introduction

Physical Therapy Pelvic Health Located in a multi-disciplinary clinic of Northwestern Medicine, the Integrated Pelvic Health Program, which also provides specialized care to individuals for birth recovery as part of the PEAPOD (Peripartum Evaluation and Assessment of the Pelvic Floor around Delivery) with advanced care for those who have had an obstetric anal sphincter injury (3rd or 4th degree tearing) with delivery