More about Dr. Libby Bergman
Dr. Bergman has practiced in outpatient orthopedic and academic settings with a focus on manual therapy, women's health and trigger point dry needling. Libby's interest in evidence-based practice has led her to pursue her PhD at Texas Woman's University where she is developing research on the role of trauma in the development of chronic pain and in the interaction of the motor control of the pelvic floor and hip joint. Libby enjoys problem solving with clients to address the root causes of complex musculoskeletal issues and helping people transcend their physical impairments with knowledge.
Dr. Bergman holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and completed her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at the University of Saint Augustine in 2007.
- 2007: Doctorate of Physical Therapy, University of Saint Augustine
- 2003: Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Dr. Bergman is a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS), a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy (FAAOMPT), and holds a certification in Manual Therapy (MTC) from the University of Saint Augustine.
Dr. Bergman has over 14 years of clinical experience as a Doctor of Physical Therapy, including mentoring and teaching other clinicians. Her passion for science and problem-solving started at an early age. As a life-long athlete, Libby has specialized clinical expertise and training in orthopedics, sports medicine (including endurance and youth athletes), and women's health. She has special interest working with pre- and postpartum athletes, being an elite Ironman triathlete and mother herself.
Libby is an avid triathlete who has competed in four world championship events including the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii and the International Triathlon Union Age Group World Championships in Auckland, New Zealand. Libby and her husband spent a hot summer living in a yurt "off the grid" in the Virgin Islands. They commonly ate peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and mangos that they found on the side of the road.