#035 In a world where health is often taken for granted, Melissa Erlandson strives to change that narrative through her work as a physical therapist. Listen as she shares her experiences ranging from pediatric to geriatric physical therapy, her foray into pelvic health due to her personal struggles, and candid insights into her experiences with the traditional medical model.
The centerpiece of the conversation is Melissa's involvement with Luna Physical Therapy, a revolutionary home-based technology platform that's rewriting the rules of physical therapy. Learn how Luna's innovative model is bringing therapy closer to patients, re-establishing the therapist-patient relationship, and improving outcomes. Weaving in her personal experiences, Melissa talks about the impact of nutrition in healthcare, shedding light on how our current system is perpetuating sickness.
From navigating debt and surviving housing market crashes to facing layoffs during the pandemic, Melissa's resilience and adaptability shine through. All of her experiences offer a unique lens through which we explore the past, present, and future of physical therapy and pelvic health. Her commitment to patient education, holistic wellness, and redefining traditional medical models is sure to inspire and challenge the way you think about healthcare. Don't miss this engaging conversation about the challenges, growth, and opportunities in the world of physical therapy.
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