Experience Effective Physical Therapy

Amy Babcock, MS, MPT, OCS, COMT, E-RYT 500

Amy holds a Master's degree in Physical Therapy (MPT) from St. Ambrose University and a Master's degree (MS) in Exercise Physiology and Human Performance from Iowa State University. She received her undergraduate degree (BA) from Simpson College.

Amy is a Board Certified Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy (OCS) and a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT) through the Ola Grimsby Institute. She has extensive manual therapy training, including two year-long advanced courses in Australian manual therapy.

Special interests include spine, headaches, and TMJ/TMD, as well as working with special populations such as runners, cyclists, and yoga practitioners.

Amy offers comprehensive bike fit assessments, combining on- and off-bike analysis of the rider's condition with tailored treatment plans. She is a F.I.S.T. certified Road and Tri Bike Fitter and completed the Lockwood bike fit course for Physical Therapists. She understands the importance of getting back to the sport you love and has personal experience with injury and recovery. She competed at the national level as a triathlete and category 1 road cyclist and was a collegiate runner. She competed in the Olympic Trials in Road Cycling in 2000 and the World Championships in 2001.

Amy is a registered yoga teacher and has been teaching yoga since 2008. She provides yoga therapy as an adjunct to physical therapy and has led numerous local workshops focusing on anatomy and therapeutics. She is committed to helping her patients through a unique approach that integrates biomechanics, movement analysis, manual therapy, exercise, and yoga training.

Outside of work, Amy enjoys riding her bike, practicing yoga, lifting weights, spending time with her two children, her dog, heading to the beach, and watching Chicago Cubs baseball.