Ghazala Mona Saeed, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT, CHT earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, NY, and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY.
In addition to general orthopedics, Mona is experienced and certified in the McKenzie method to treat cervical and lumbar spine dysfunction. She also has the unique experience of treating patients with pain related to pregnancy as early as 6 weeks to full term, in both high risk and “normal” pregnancies.
Mona has a special interest in hand therapy and received her certification in 2011. In the past she has worked together with certified hand therapists treating injuries ranging from trauma, to repetitive use injuries in babies to adults. Mona is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association and has earned recognition as a credentialed clinical instructor.
Mona practices at Tidewater Physical Therapy’s John Rolfe clinic in Richmond.
In her spare time, she enjoys, walking, swimming, traveling and taking adventures and exploring with her son, and husband.
“I approach each diagnosis like a puzzle, then use my experience and training to treat the cause and teach the patient to prevent recurrence.”
The physical therapists at Tidewater Physical Therapy Inc. hold Direct Access Certification through the Virginia Board of Physical Therapy.
Mona holds Direct Access Certification and is available to evaluate and treat patients without a prescription from a physician.