PT Profile: Amanda Alling PT, DPT, PRPC

 

Amanda Tolbert, PT

Amanda Alling PT, DPT, PRPC  received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2007. In 2010, she received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Old Dominion University.

Alling has a special interest in treating lower extremity injuries, especially those that are sports related. She also specializes in treating women’s health related disorders such as incontinence, pelvic pain disorders and pelvic organ prolapse with certification from the Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute.

With all of her patients, Amanda believes that a balance between therapeutic exercises and manual therapy techniques is essential to return a patient to their maximal level of function.  “Being a physical therapist allows you to connect with the patient,” Amanda said.

Amanda is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association and practices at Tidewater’s Westchester Commons clinic.  She is also a regular contributor on women’s health issues in magazines and blogs including RichmondMom.com and Style Weekly’s Healthy Aging Guide.

Treating Incontinence with Physical Therapy

You’re Not Alone: Symptoms of Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Incontinence: Let’s Talk About It

In her spare time, she enjoys running, outdoor activities and spending time with her family.

Many of the physical therapists at Tidewater Physical Therapy Inc. hold Direct Access Certification through the Virginia Board of Physical Therapy.  Amanda holds Direct Access Certification and is available to evaluate and treat patients without a prescription from a physician.