Katie DeCarolis, PT is the owner of Pelvic Health, a specialized physical therapy practice in South Burlington, Vermont. Following her graduation from Fairfield University in 1979 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Katie obtained a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy in 1985 from the University of Vermont. Her professional career in Physical Therapy began at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Over the next 10 years Katie developed skills in areas of acute and long term care, and sports and orthopedic physical therapy within hospitals, outpatient clinics and long term care facilities in Baltimore and Burlington, Vermont. Throughout this time, her growing interest in obstetric physical therapy naturally led to her current specialty of pelvic floor disorders. Returning to Burlington in 1996, Katie began the development and growth of this practice within existing outpatient practices, and was the first Physical Therapist in the area to offer this specialized type of therapy.
In March, 2008 Katie achieved her long term goal of opening her own practice specializing in the treatment of women and men with pelvic floor dysfunction. Included in this specialty area are prenatal and postpartum women, individuals experiencing urinary/fecal incontinence, pelvic pain, including vulvodynia and interstitial cystitis (painful bladder syndrome) and constipation. Her treatment approach is professional, personalized and compassionate, drawing upon her long history of experience and expertise. Katie appreciates the positive relationships she has developed with her referring providers in the community and works closely with them to develop a comprehensive, integrative treatment plan.