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Abdominal/Pelvic Health and Women's Health Physical Therapist
Central Bucks Physical Therapy, LLC

Janet D. Drake, PT, DPT  LCCE FACCE, CAPP, PYT TPS opened Central Bucks Physical Therapy in 2009. Janet has worked in the women’s health field of Physical Therapy since 1989. Janet assists women who have musculoskeletal dysfunctions throughout their lifecycle such as; urogenital dysfunctions, pelvic pain, vulvodynia, pregnancy, postpartum, post-cesarean delivery rehabilitation, osteoporosis and orthopedics. Adding to her women’s health experience is 8 years of teaching childbirth education. Janet earned her Lamaze Certification in Childbirth Education for Lamaze International in the early ‘90s and the title of Fellow with Lamaze International in 2000. In 2010 she earned her certificate in pelvic floor physical therapy (CAPP). She also provides treatment for men with pelvic issues. She has served as the Pennsylvania Representative for the Women’s Health Section of the American Physical Therapy Association. She has been a speaker on women’s health issues to the public and her colleagues. Janet’s background also includes home health care and rheumatology.  She earned her certification in professional yoga therapy in 2015 a program designed for health care professionals incorporating yoga principles into their practice. In 2016 she earned her certification as a Therapeutic Pain Specialist bringing the latest information on pain science to her practice. Her hope for her patients and clients is that they will be able to connect self-thought (mind) with their body for a healthier fulfilling life. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, Women’s Health Section of the American Physical Therapy Association, Lamaze International, Society of Urological Nurses, The International Pelvic Pain Society, International Society of Sexual Medicine  and International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health. Janet received her Bachelors of Science Degree in Physical Therapy from Temple University in 1985 and earned her doctorate in physical therapy in 2017. 

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