Dr. Heather Rader , PT, DPT, PRPC, BCB-PMD
“If it’s a pain to sit, have sex, poop or pee, see a Pelvic PT” Dr. Heather Rader is the owner of Rader Pelvic Physical Therapy, a practice devoted to the treatment of pregnancy related pain and dysfunction, incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, and complex pelvic pain in all genders. She provides one-on-one, individualized abdominal and pelvic physical therapy and wellness in a quiet and private setting with hour-long treatment sessions. The clinic is located in the Donnelly Suite in beautiful downtown Mt. Dora, FL. A physical therapist since 1994, she graduated from the University of Miami with a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy and she completed her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine in 2011. She has been certified in the use of Biofeedback for Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction since 2006. She was awarded the Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner Certification in 2014 and served as a subject matter expert and question writer for the PRPC examination. She is on faculty with the Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute, teaching Pelvic Rehabilitation around the country several times a year, teaching courses in the Pelvic Floor Series and Pregnancy Series, and is the author of the Geriatric Pelvic Floor and the Home Health Pelvic Floor courses. Her mission as an educator is to assist in the national expansion of qualified pelvic floor therapists and promote awareness of pelvic floor dysfunction to medical professionals and the community at large. She is a practice consultant and mentors therapists wishing to incorporate pelvic rehabilitation into their practice. She runs a social media site on Facebook called “Team Pelvic Floor”, which posts articles and facts about pelvic floor rehab while promoting a team approach to treating pelvic dysfunction. In 2019, she presented a TedxTalk called "How to Save Someone from a Pelvic Floor Muscle Attack”. You, too, can become a Pelvic Floor Hero by learning the symptoms of a Pelvic Floor Muscle Attack -sitting, sex, and sphincter problems – and help someone you know get treatment from a Pelvic PT.