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Christy Ciesla, PT, DPT, is a doctor of physical therapy at Rhode Island and The Miriam hospitals and coordinates women’s health physical therapy services at the Women’s Medicine Collaborative. Ciesla graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in physical therapy and received her doctorate from Utica College in New York.
Virgilio, DPT, graduated with her bachelor’s degree from Keene State College in
Health Science and completed her doctorate of physical therapy at the
University of Rhode Island. Virgilio has trained with the American Physical
Therapy Association’s section of Women’s Health and Herman and Wallace Pelvic
Rehab Institute and received her certificate of achievement in pelvic floor
She has a specialty
in pelvic floor physical therapy focusing on women’s and men’s pelvic
rehabilitation. Her areas of clinical interest are pelvic pain, sexual
dysfunction, constipation, post-prostatectomy urinary incontinence, sacroiliac
and pelvic girdle dysfunction across the male and female lifespan.
Milner, BS, DPT, MTC, Cert. DN graduated with her
bachelor’s degree in biology from University of Mary
Washington and completed her physical therapy doctorate at the University
of St. Augustine for the Health Sciences. Milner has trained with Herman and
Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute and received her certificate
of achievement in pelvic floor physical therapy.
She specializes in
manual therapy, pelvic floor and women’s health rehabilitation. Her areas of
clinical interest are pelvic floor dysfunction, pelvic pain, urogynecologic
dysfunction, orthopedic and musculoskeletal related dysfunction. She is a
certified manual therapist and dry needling specialist.
Fitzgerald has ten years of experience as a physical therapist, with a focus in women’s health.