Meet the founders of Professional Pelvic Health Consultants, Tina Anderson and Kelly Sammis. Tina and Kelly have been teaching alongside each other for over a decade both nationally and internationally. Both women have a passion for treatment of pelvic health dysfunction, delivery of quality, evidence-informed pelvic health education and promotion of patient advocacy and wellness.
Tina Anderson, PT, AFDN-S:
Tina Anderson is a physical therapist and educator living and working in Aspen, Colorado. She received her Master of Science in Physical Therapy in 2001 from Grand Valley State University located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She graduated from Michigan State University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. Tina holds an additional certification in advanced dry needling.
Tina specializes in treating patients with complex neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction including dysfunctions of the pelvic floor. Tina earned her dry needling certification in 2006 and has been teaching dry needling nationwide since 2008. Tina was integral in pioneering dry needling techniques for the pelvic floor and surrounding neuroanatomical structures. She currently owns and operates a private physical therapy practice in Aspen, Colorado. Tina and her family, including their “fur” child Beatrice, love living and playing in the Rocky Mountains!
Kelly Sammis, PT, OCS, CLT, AFDN-S:
Kelly Sammis is a physical therapist, educator of dry needling and all things pelvic, Pilates instructor, wife and mama living and working in Parker, Colorado. Her passion for treatment in physical therapy is in sports performance, pelvic health and overall wellness. She specializes in the treatment of male and female pelvic floor dysfunction, athletic injury/return to sport, sports performance and persistent pain. Her formal education took place at Ohio University (2007) and The University of St Augustine for Health Sciences (2010). Kelly holds additional certifications in lymphedema, Pilates and advanced dry needling. She is also board certified in orthopedics.
Kelly is a midwest native with a strong history of treating persistent pain, pelvic floor and return to sport dysfunctions. She serves as lead faculty developing and teaching dry needling and pelvic health courses nationwide. When she is not treating clients or teaching you can find her spending time with her husband, two children and labradoodle, Dexter, exploring the landscapes and beautiful mountains of Colorado!
Specializing in treatment + education for:
Prenatal + postpartum
- lumbopelvic pain
- pushing strategies
- postural education + restoration
- diastasis recti abdominis
- scar tissue management
- returning to sexual intercourse
- pelvic floor dysfunction
- pudendal neuralgia/neuropathy
- post surgical pain
- urinary urgency/frequency/hesitancy
- urinary incontinence
- overactive bladder
- incomplete bladder emptying
- painful bladder syndrome
- chronic constipation
- fecal incontinence
- proctalgia fugax
- anal fissures
- gynecological cancer
- colorectal cancer
- prostate cancer
- breast cancer