Christy Ciesla, PT, DPT, PRPC is a doctor of physical therapy at The Miriam Hospital and coordinates women’s and men’s health physical therapy services at the Women’s Medicine Collaborative and The Men’s Health Center. Ciesla graduated from Syracuse University in 1999 with a degree in physical therapy and later received her doctorate from Utica College in New York.
She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, the International Cesarean Awareness Network and the Rhode Island Birth Network, and has served as both chair and vice chair of the Rhode Island Women’s and Men’s Health Physical Therapy Special Interest Group.
Ciesla is a credentialed clinical instructor and mentors other physical therapists and medical students interested in her area of expertise. Ciesla lectures to colleagues and the community. Her clinical interests are constipation, cancer survivorship, urinary and fecal incontinence, pelvic pain and sexual dysfunction as they relate to the pelvic floor and pelvis.
Women's Medicine Collaborative - Physical Therapy Services