Andrea Wood

Andrea Wood
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Andrea Wood received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Columbia University in 2013. She is a board certified women’s health clinical specialist with the American Physical Therapy Association. She focuses her physical therapy practice in pelvic floor disorders and orthopedics. She is passionate about educating moms and moms-to-be on conservative preventative ways to take care of their bodies through exercise and education. She lives in Miami Beach with her husband Scott, daughter Skye, dog Neppy, and cat Maggie. She loves Pilates, biking, and anything that has to do with the beach. Follow Andrea on Instagram at andreawood_dpt.
Cervical Cancer: The Basics You Need To Know Andrea Wood Contributor Miami Mom Collective

Cervical Cancer: The Basics You Need To Know

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Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer diagnosed in women worldwide. 85% of the worldwide deaths from this type of cancer occur in underdeveloped or developing countries. The cervix connects the uterus to the...
Diversity: Embracing It Through an Interfaith Family Andrea Wood Contributor Miami Mom Collective

Diversity: Embracing It Through an Interfaith Family

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Diversity is something that makes the world an exciting place. Growing up, I was fascinated by the diversity of religions. I also questioned religion when I got caught up in the nuances while learning about each...
Breast Cancer: The Role of Physical Therapy in Improving Quality of Life Miami Mom Collective Andrea Wood

Breast Cancer: The Role of Physical Therapy in Improving Quality of Life

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Breast cancer is one of the three most common cancers worldwide. It affects not only women, but also men. One in eight to ten women will get breast cancer...
A View of Feminism in 2020 Andrea Wood Contributor Miami Mom Collective

A View of Feminism in 2020

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Feminism is a popular word in today’s political climate. I often feel confused as to how I define myself as a feminist. Feminism is classically defined as the advocacy of women’s rights on the basis...
Working From Home With Neck and Shoulder Pain? Exercises for Relief Miami Mom Collective Andrea Wood

Working From Home With Neck and Shoulder Pain? Exercises for Relief

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Disclaimer: This blog post is intended for informational purposes only and does not substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Please consult with a qualified medical professional before starting an exercise program and...
Self Care Doesn't Have to Be Fancy: Just Breathe Andrea Wood Contributor Miami Moms Blog

Self Care Doesn’t Have to Be Fancy: Just Breathe

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Women in perfectly matching workout gear showing off their entire week of meal prep and their homemade foot scrub got you feeling like a self-care failure? Prior to the self-care social media craze hitting...
National Running Day: 4 Strengthening Exercises to Keep You Going Andrea Wood Contributor Miami Moms Blog

National Running Day: 4 Strengthening Exercises to Keep You Going

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Disclaimer: The following content is for informational purposes only and does not constitute as medical advice. If any of the exercises cause significant pain you should stop and consult with one of your medical...
An Expression of Gratitude to the Village That Made Motherhood Easier Andrea Wood Contributor Miami Moms Blog

An Expression of Gratitude to the Village That Made Motherhood Easier

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To my patients and coworkers who expressed concern and supported me when I was throwing up at work during my first trimester, thank you. To the random person in a waiting room I never knew...
Endometriosis Awareness: Sharing Experiences Spreads Knowledge Andrea Hill Contributor Miami Moms Blog

Endometriosis Awareness: Sharing Experiences Spreads Knowledge

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As a young athlete, Dr. Charity Hill experienced serious back, pelvic and hip pain. She saw many doctors, but her underlying condition went undiagnosed for years. Told repeatedly there was no cause for her...
Endometriosis: An Invisible Condition Among Many Women Andrea Wood Contributor Miami Moms Blog

Endometriosis: An Invisible Condition Among Many Women

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March is Endometriosis Awareness Month! Endometriosis is a chronic inflammatory estrogen-dependent process that occurs when endometrial glands grow outside of the uterus but new emerging research suggests this definition may be too narrow. These lesions...

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