One of only a handful of CFMTs (Certified Functional Manual Therapist™) in PA. Learn more.
We are the ONLY office in Chester County that has the WCS distinction. Learn more.
Our therapists have specialized training on male pelvic pain and care. Learn more.
Improve core strength while gaining endurance under the supervision of a physical therapist. View calendar.
One of only three Schroth Scoliosis Certified Physical Therapists in Pennsylvania. Download Scoliosis Brochure.
Certified Lymphedema Therapist on staff. Learn more.
"At Empower Physical Therapy in Exton,
we believe that life is movement and
movement is life. You don’t have to live with pain
and dysfunction as long as we are here with
the experience, resources and hands-on
expertise to help you get through it."
- Rachel Miller PT, MSPT, WCS, CFMT™
When you need advanced physical therapy, you need physical therapists who are highly skilled and have advanced training. Like founder, Rachel Miller PT, MSPT, WCS, CFMT, who is board certified in Women’s health through the American Physical Therapy Association.
She has over fifteen years of experience with pelvic and spinal pain, incontinence, pre- and postnatal conditions, knee and shoulder problems, sports injuries and headaches. She’s also a Certified Functional Manual Therapist™ (CFMT), which means she has extra training and advanced clinical skills in functional manual therapy. Rachel is one of only a handful of people in Pennsylvania to have this special distinction.
Functional Manual Therapy (FMT) is an integrated and seamless treatment system which couples manual physical therapy with active patient movement to get optimal and quick results. FMT can be comparable to the chiropractic approach called active release therapy (ART). However, the benefits of FMT includes the addition of specific exercise and physical therapy provided resistance training to eliminate pain.
Theresa Feola PT, WCS is certified in Women’s health through the American Physical Therapy Association. Theresa has close to 30 years of physical therapy experience in various physical therapy settings. The last 15 years has been dedicated exclusively to all pelvic dysfunctions in both males and females. She continues to partake in extensive specialty continuing education.
Andrea Yaktus PT, DPT, C1 cert. is now one of only three Schroth Scoliosis Certified Physical Therapists in Pennsylvania. This is the ONLY three-dimensional method of treating and improving the curve of the spine. If we are able to identify small curvatures through early screening before the maximal progression period in an adolescence growth spurt, then we can prevent further progression of curvature when it is most crucial to prevent surgery. The critical time frame is between 9-10 y/o for screening.
Gina Cunningham PT, DPT > is an executive board member of the Men’s Pelvic Health Organization through Herman and Wallace, to promote public and health care knowledge of pelvic disorders. Gina treats both women and male pelvic health conditions including pain and incontinence. She also treats a range of orthopedic cases and participates in numerous continuing education courses with an emphasis on expanding her manual skills. She received her Certificate of Achievement in Pelvic Physical Therapy through the American Physical Therapy Association. This certifies her completion of a comprehensive training program in the management of those diagnosed with pelvic floor dysfunction. Gina will be sitting for her Board Certification in Women’s Health in 2016.
Colleen Tode, PT, MSPT, CLT is a certified lymphedema therapist through the Academy of Lymphatic Studies and has taken a special interest in working with oncology patients. In addition to lymphedema therapy, Colleen also has extensive experience with a wide range of orthopedic and musculoskeletal cases and participates in yearly continuing education courses to provide the most progressive care to her patients.
Rachel and her associates welcome male and female patients who have had difficulty getting results elsewhere. You can trust that they have the training, clinical skill and experience to return you to a full life without pain or limitations.