Ruth Elliot , PT, LMBT, CNMTAsheville Holistic Physical Therapy
Ruth Elliot earned a master’s degree in Physical Therapy from Western Carolina University and a Bachelor of Arts with double major in Biology and Music in South Carolina. She then attended massage therapy school and is currently a licensed massage and body worker holding an advanced certification in neuromuscular massage therapy. Ruth completed her graduate research thesis studying urinary incontinence in collegiate female athletes and has been mentored by specialists in Women’s Health PT and osteopathic manual therapy. In addition to advanced coursework in women’s health physical therapy (WHPT), she was certified in Holistic Pelvic Care™ and Advanced Energy Techniques by Tami Lynn Kent in Portland Oregon. Ruth utilizes a holistic approach to WHPT improving the mind-body connection of her clients which helps manage pain, heal from pelvic trauma, improve physical alignment, and support emotional well-being. The specific osteopathic techniques she utilizes include visceral and neural manipulation to treat clients with chronic or acute abdominal, pelvic, and back pain.