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Dr. Amy Kaufmann Ro
DPT, CAPP-OB Candidate

Dr. Ro is a licensed Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) and candidate for the Certificate of Achievement in Pregnancy and Post-Partum Physical Therapy (CAPP-OB). Dr. Ro has over 10 years of experience evaluating and treating patients with non-operative and post-surgical diagnoses of the shoulder, elbow, spine, hip, knee, ankle and foot. She also has advanced training in manual therapies including spinal mobilization, functional mobilizations as well as TMJ treatment.

Dr. Ro has advanced training in working with prenatal and post-partum patients with orthopedic conditions, such as low back pain, sciatica, carpel tunnel syndrome, diastasis recti (abdominal muscle separation) and Cesarean scar management. She has developed customized treatments that include stabilization exercises, stretching, ergonomics training and fitting for support belts specific to the pregnant patient. She believes that pregnant and post-partum patients require special attention and specific treatment of injury and pain as well as a safe fitness program during and after pregnancy.

Dr. Ro also specializes in treatment of post-cancer patients particularly cancers of the head and neck. These patients require highly specialized care to manage pain and limitations in head/neck/jaw motion that may follow radiation or surgical treatment. She performs extensive manual therapy and works closely the oncologist to help these patients resume their activities as they did before cancer treatment.

Dr. Ro received her B.A. from New York University in multi-disciplinary arts and sciences with a focus on dance and kinesiology. She also received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from New York University.

Dr. Ro believes in the importance of understanding her patients. She herself has extensive training in ballet, modern dance and yoga and is a former nationally competitive ice skater. When not at work, Dr. Ro spends her time chasing after her 3 young children. She is committed to helping her patients heal quickly and meet their personal goals.

Education

  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT), New York University
  • Bachelor of Arts, New York University

Certifications

  • Certificate of Achievement in Pregnancy and Post-Partum Physical Therapy (CAPP-OB) Candidate

Associations

  • American Physical Therapy Association
Dr. Amy Kaufmann Ro
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