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Charley Peterson, PT, DPT

Dell Med Directory Bio: Charley Peterson

Education

Texas State University, DPT

The University of Texas at Austin, BA, Plan II Liberal Arts Honors

Charley Peterson, PT, DPT, (she/her) is a board-certified clinical specialist in women’s health physical therapy in Women’s Health, a clinical partnership between Ascension Seton and UT Health Austin. She specializes in bladder and bowel dysfunction, pelvic pain, sexual dysfunction, and pelvic floor dysfunction for individuals of all genders.

Charley Peterson earned her bachelor's degree in the Plan II Liberal Arts Honors from The University of Texas at Austin and her doctor of physical therapy degree from Texas State University. She completed training for pelvic health levels 1, 2, and 3 and earned the Certificate of Achievement in Pelvic Health Physical Therapy (CAPP) from the American Physical Therapy Association's (APTA) Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy. She has completed additional training in male pelvic health, pediatric pelvic health, perinatal physical therapy and vulvodynia. She has also completed 200-hour yoga teacher training.

Charley Peterson’s clinical interests focus on inclusive trauma informed care. She is passionate about creating a comfortable and empowering space where patients feel heard and can take charge of their therapy plan at their own pace. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy.

Charley Peterson is a pelvic floor physical therapist with UT Health Austin.

Specializations

  • Chronic pelvic pain
  • Constipation
  • Difficulty urinating
  • Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Pregnancy-related low back and pelvic pain
  • Postpartum recovery
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Urinary and fecal incontinence
  • Vulvodynia

Board Certification

  • American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS), Clinical Specialist in Women’s Health Physical Therapy

Locations

  • Women's Health - Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy
    Health Transformation Building
    1601 Trinity Street, Bldg. A, 9th Floor
    Austin, TX 78712
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