WE HELP PEOPLE WHO...
WANT TO STOP INVOLUNTARY LEAKING
Be able to cough, jump, dance, run, and sneeze with confidence.
WANT TO NORMALIZE BOWEL FUNCTION
Eliminate constipation and stop fecal incontinence especially after surgery.
WANT TO IMPROVE THEIR SEX LIFE
Revive your sex drive and feel empowered without pain.
WANT TO REDUCE THEIR HIP PAIN
Hip pain is often associated with the pelvic floor muscles including hip labral tears, impingement, and arthritis.
WANT TO HEAL THEIR "MUMMY TUMMY"
Diastasis recti, a separation in the muscle, can increase abdominal pressure affecting how you lift, leap, and stabilize.
WANT TO REDUCE THEIR FEELINGS OF HEAVINESS IN THEIR PELVIS
... that is affecting your motility, pee and poop.
WANT TO GET RID OF LOW BACK PAIN
That is causing you to limit activities.
"A passionate, knowledgable provider with a heart of gold."
Dawn has over 24 years as an expert manual-based physical therapist for kids and adults, and 9 years in Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy. Her passion in treating patients is to provide customized total care and a holistic approach for the patient’s quickest recovery and return to function while feeling empowered in their journey. She holds advanced certifications including advanced myofascial release, muscle energy techniques, breathing pattern disorders, positional releases, visceral mobilization, and nerve gliding. She has taken extensive coursework in pelvic floor disorders, pediatric pelvic floor dysfunction, spine, orthopedics, balance, vestibular and pelvic rehabilitation; chronic pain, nutritional coaching, breath-work, and nervous system calming techniques (AAT).
She specializes in pelvic health for men, women, and pediatrics treating coccyx injuries, abdominal pain after surgery, hernias, CPPS, post-prostatectomy, manual therapy, and treatment for pregnancy & postpartum care, urinary urgency, retention, leaking; mastitis, clogged ducts, diastasis recti, pelvic floor muscle dysfunction, pelvic pain, vaginismus, vulvodynia, endometriosis, pudendal neuralgia, abdominophrenic dyssynergia, Peri/Menopause, hormonal changes, the female athlete, pediatric voiding dysfunction, healing chronic pain, craniosacral therapy and lymphatic drainage techniques.
Dawn has advanced neuro-developmental background in pediatrics along with extensive training for pediatric pelvic floor dysfunction and treats infants from 0 to 3, and children up to 18+ for potty training, constipation, encopresis, daytime wetting, bedwetting, Hirschsprung's, imperforate anus, GERD, torticollis, soiling, leaking. She is one of the few Pediatric Pelvic Floor Specialists in the area.
Specialized events she attended include Pediatric Professional Mastermind, Global Pelvic Health Alliance Membership, Pelvic Boot Camp, PT Mastermind, and Women’s in Women’s Health Summit for Pelvic Pain; Institute Of Women's Health Summit, International Pelvic Pain Society Annual Meetings.
Out of the clinic, Dawn enjoys volunteering, leading her local Boy Scout organization, camping & hiking with her son, love of live music, playing piano, yoga, and meditation.
Dawn Chimento attended New York University for Undergraduate and Graduate degrees in Physical Therapy graduating magna cum laude.