Dr. Alison Ankiewicz, PT , DPT
Alison Ankiewicz, PT, DPT has been working with pelvic health clientele for over 20 years. Her clinical expertise has been well received and respected by clients, physicians, and healthcare professionals in her local community as well as the tri-state area. Alison is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association and Section of Women’s Health. In addition to her membership, she has held the section's NJ State chair and vice chair positions for 8 years. Dr. Ankiewicz was an adjunct professor for Columbia University for 10 years. She is now a guest lecturer for Rowan University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Programs. Due to her love of pelvic health, she has attended several educational courses in this specific realm of physical therapy. She continues to share her knowledge and clinical expertise in order to assist others by instructing national courses on the East Coast. Locally, Dr. Ankiewicz has offered and continues to offer workshops for the community and neighboring hospitals, as well as hosting doctor of physical therapy student affiliations with a focus on pelvic health in the office. Dr. Ankiewicz works with men, women, and adolescents dealing with bladder and bowel issues, pelvic pain, and reproductive or sexual dysfunction. Her clinical skills and expertise enable her clients to lead a functional and comfortable lifestyle. More recently, she has been doing extensive research and working on case studies to support the efficacy of physical therapy for Mondor's disease found in post breast cancer clients. In addition, she has been working with radiation oncologists to prevent vaginal stenosis with gynecological cancer survivors. Alison takes great pride in her research and has a tremendous motivation when working with patients due to her personal experience of being diagnosed with childhood Leukemia. When she’s not treating patients, Alison is raising puppies, being a show dog handler for her Rhodesian Ridgebacks, or enjoying the sun at our local Jersey Shore with her husband and two teenagers.