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Michelle Dela Rosa
PT, DPT, PRPC | Physical Therapist
Michelle began practicing at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY in 2000, and gained experience in inpatient rehabilitation and outpatient orthopedic services. She developed the women’s health rehabilitation program, and expanded treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction to pregnancy and postpartum musculoskeletal conditions. Moreover, Michelle implemented a weekly prenatal exercise class for the community. She further extended the pelvic floor rehabilitation program to men, treating pelvic pain and post-prostatectomy issues. Additionally, Michelle has had the privilege of consulting at hospital urogynecology, urodynamics, and orthopedic clinics. She continued to practice orthopedics in 2008 at University Medical Center at Princeton in Princeton, NJ. Here, she helped to establish the first hospital-based pelvic floor rehabilitation program in Mercer County, NJ.
Michelle graduated with a Masters in Physical Therapy from Boston University in 2000. While at BU, she competed on the collegiate level as a member of the university’s track and field team. In 2005, she obtained her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
As a native of West Windsor, NJ, Michelle opened Connect PT in Hamilton in 2009, which has grown to become a leader of pelvic physical therapy in the area. She opened a second location in Howell, NJ in 2015. Michelle lectures on women’s and men’s health issues at many community events throughout New Jersey. She also enjoys being a teaching assistant for the Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute and earned the Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner Certification (PRPC), which identifies her as a specialist in the women’s and men’s pelvic health fields. Michelle is an active member of the NJ Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).
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Donna has worked in physical movement related careers her entire life. Before moving to South Jersey, Donna spent 15 years working as a professional singer/dancer in New York City. Her initial interest in physical therapy began while rehabbing injuries she sustained as a performing artist. After attending the University Of Pennsylvania, where she majored in psychology, Donna earned an Associate degree in Applied Science from Rowan College of South Jersey’s physical therapist assistant program.
Donna has worked in the health and wellness industry for many years. In addition to her interest in pelvic health, Donna is also currently completing a certification as a lymphedema therapist (CLT-LANA.) She holds certifications in pilates, the Gyrotonic Expansion System, and the New York City Ballet workout. Additionally, she is a certified personal trainer from the National Academy of Sports Medicine.
Donna loves exploring movement from a mind-body holistic perspective. She endeavors to help her patients lead active pain-free lifestyles. She is passionate about educating young athletes in the importance of integrating core stability into their sport to improve performance and avoid injury. Donna’s daughter is a Division 1 college rower and Donna has developed a core stability/flexibility workout aimed specifically for rowers.
PT, DPT | Physical Therapist
Shraddha received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biological Sciences and Psychology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and went on to receive her Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) from the Rutgers School of Health Professions in 2021. Shraddha has experience treating patients in a wide variety of settings including outpatient, inpatient rehabilitation, sports, pelvic health, and trauma/ICU.
Shraddha first discovered her passion for pelvic health while working in an orthopedic women’s health clinic and conducting research on women’s health. She realized how prevalent pelvic health dysfunction is in both men and women of all ages, and how often individuals fail to seek care due to embarrassment or lack of knowledge on how physical therapy can help with pelvic floor issues.
Shraddha has completed coursework in pelvic floor through the Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute and also practices as a LSVT BIG certified clinician. Shraddha strives to combine a variety of treatment approaches in order to individualize treatment to each patient and help them achieve their goals.
PT, CLT | Physical Therapist
Giselle received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy in UERMMC in the Philippines in 2001. She is a Certified Lymphedema Therapist through Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy and is also a LSVT BIG certified clinician. She is currently completing her Doctorate in Physical Therapy degree through College of St. Scholastica in Minnesota.
Giselle has practiced in various clinical settings including subacute, community-based, home health, and acute care physical therapy. Giselle’s passion is to help women address their healthcare needs. She first became a lymphedema therapist, serving women with secondary lymphedema from breast cancer. It was a fulfilling experience and led her to pursue pelvic health to reach the population of women and men with pelvic floor pain and dysfunction. She seeks to understand their issues and improve their quality of life. She has taken pelvic therapy coursework through Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute and the American Physical Therapy Association Section on Women's Health.