Ask the Expert–. This recurring meeting allows Momease’s clients to meet and question our guest speakers and experts in their field.
Dr. Tieya M. Qualls, PT, DPT, PRPC is the founder of Quality Touch Physical Therapy & Wellness, serving the DMV area.
She is a licensed Physical Therapist with additional certification in pelvic health. She earned a B.S. in Biology from Hampton University, in Hampton, VA, in 2002. She received both her Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Physical Therapy from Howard University in Washington, DC, in 2005 and 2012, respectively.
Dr. Qualls is also trained as a birth doula
, providing education and emotional and physical support for the pregnant and postpartum population.
- She values being a part of their birth team, whether it is educating, serving as an advocate, or simply holding space for her clients when they are most vulnerable. She is always honored to be chosen by her clients, to assist them during this crucial period of ushering new life into their world.
After completing the pelvic floor course series with the Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute, Dr. Qualls earned the Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner Certification,
also offered by the organization.
- This certification designates her as a pelvic rehabilitation specialist, possessing the knowledge and skills to accurately diagnose and treat pelvic floor dysfunctions for all genders. She has also served as a TA for the organization, assisting instructors as they educate other healthcare professionals on topics within the pelvic health field.
- In addition to her passion for treating pelvic floor conditions, pregnancy, and the postpartum period, she also treats a variety of musculoskeletal and chronic pain conditions.
- She has taken multiple advanced manual therapy courses addressing the pelvic floor and pelvic girdle and other regions of the spine and soft tissues of the body globally. To maximize patient outcomes, she incorporates a variety of manual therapy techniques into her treatment approach. When appropriate, these include myofascial release, muscle energy, and trigger point dry needling, including dry needling to the pelvic floor.
Dr. Qualls has a passion for assisting people on this journey from a holistic standpoint, taking into account the mind-body connection and implementing trauma-informed care, when needed, to ensure her patient’s utmost comfort. She understands the specific needs of each patient, implementing a treatment approach that is consistently provided with care and compassion.
You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: Apr 27, 2022 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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