Dr. Tieya M. Qualls, PT, DPT, PRPC is a licensed physical therapist and the owner/founder of Quality Touch Physical Therapy & Wellness, which is a mobile physical therapy practice serving the DC, MD, and VA region. This practice specializes in providing treatment of pelvic floor and orthopedic conditions for all genders. Dr. Qualls earned a B.S. in Biology from Hampton University, in Hampton, VA in 2002. Following this, she received both her Master and Doctoral degrees in Physical Therapy from Howard University, in Washington, DC in 2005 and 2012, respectively. She has experience working in a variety of clinical settings including, orthopedic outpatient, skilled nursing, home healthcare, and acute care. In addition, she is an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor utilizing her knowledge and skills to assist with educating the next generation of Physical Therapists.
Dr. Qualls completed the pelvic floor course series with the Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute and earned the Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner Certification, also offered by the organization. This certification designates her as a pelvic rehabilitation specialist, possessing the knowledge and skills to accurately diagnose and treat pelvic dysfunctions for all genders. In addition to her passion for treating conditions of the pelvic floor, pregnancy, and the postpartum period, she also treats a variety of musculoskeletal and chronic pain conditions. She has taken multiple advanced manual therapy courses addressing not only the pelvic floor and pelvic girdle but also other regions of the spine and soft tissues of the body, globally.
In an effort to maximize patient outcomes, she incorporates a variety of manual therapy techniques into her treatment approach. These include myofascial release, muscle energy and trigger point dry needling, including dry needling to the pelvic floor, when appropriate. Dr. Qualls has a passion for assisting people in their overall wellness journey from a holistic standpoint, and consistently does so with care and compassion. She uses her specialized training and evidenced-based practice to create individualized treatment programs that focus on the whole person.
Quality Touch Physical Therapy & Wellness
14605 Elm Street, #1821
Upper Marlboro, MD 20773
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