Who want to get back to their favorite fitness program or class stronger than ever without the distraction of nagging injuries or aches and pains.
Who want to get back to double unders, box jumps, running, weight lifting, and gymnastics movements without worrying about where the closest bathroom is located. Who want to feel a sense of control and strength over their body.
Who want to remain active and pain-free throughout their pregnancy.
Who want a long term solution for pain or pressure rather than a quick fix.
Who want to be intimate with their partners without fear or pain.
Who have had abdominal surgeries such as a hysterectomy and want to get back to exercise and sport safely.
Who want to take their performance to the next level.
Jocelyn Connolly is a Doctor of Physical Therapy located in Phoenix, Arizona. She specializes in pelvic floor and abdominal rehabilitation in postpartum athletes and active women with pelvic floor/abdominal wall dysfunction who have never been pregnant. She blends her expertise in orthopedics, sports medicine, and women’s health to be the best option for pelvic floor rehabilitation for female athletes!
After seeing the correlation between athletic performance, genitourinary, gastrointestinal, sexual function and pelvic & abdominal wall dysfunction, Jocelyn has dedicated her professional career to revolutionizing the delivery of women's healthcare top-notch clinical care, community education, and collaboration with other healthcare providers, fitness professionals, and coaches. As a lifelong athlete herself with pelvic floor dysfunction, she understands the unique needs of other highly active women. She understands the frustration of hearing advice that is well intentioned but misguided from incomplete understanding on female biomechanics and physiology. She believes in creating new ways for female athletes to participate in their sport/activity rather that giving the advice to just, “Stop doing…[CrossFit, Running, Weight lifting, etc...].”
Jocelyn graduated with her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Washington University in St. Louis in May 2017. Here, she was extensively trained in Movement System Impairments (MSI) diagnosis and treatment and its application in Pelvic & Abdominal Health. She has a strong passion for women's health and the human movement system following the teachings of physical therapy pioneer Dr. Shirley Sahrmann, PT, PhD. She received her B.S. in Kinesiology from the Pennsylvania State University in 2013, where she began her fitness career as a group fitness instructor.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, going to CrossFit, hiking, paddleboarding, reading, and playing with her dog, Louie.