Andrea Trask, PT, DPT
Andrea Trask is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and Board-Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist at Movement Systems Physical Therapy with a special interest in women’s pelvic health and the peripartum year.
MY ADVICE FOR FUTURE PATIENTS:
Practice telling your story – PT is just as much detective work as it is mechanical work.
HOW I STAY ACTIVE:
Chasing two toddlers is the ultimate functional fitness workout! Efficiency is key – multitasking is the only way to get it done (running with a stroller, hiking with kids, micro-workouts during kids’ naps).
FAVORITE RECOVERY FOOD:
Chocolate milk and a good porter!
Journaling and organizing.
I CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT:
A pad of sticky notes for making lists. Oh, and my husband and kids.
Physical therapy aide
FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM:
The Huskies – go Dawgs!
ALTERNATE UNIVERSE CAREER:
Professional organizer or anthropologist.
PHYSICAL THERAPY PHILOSOPHY:
No one cares how much you know unless they know how much you care. But after that....knowledge is power!
SPECIALTIES, CERTIFICATIONS, SPECIAL INTERESTS:
I have a special interest in women's pelvic health, oncology-related care, foot and ankle, pre- and post-surgical care, geriatrics, weekend warriors.
TREATMENT APPROACHES I KNOW BEST:
North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT), Movement System Impairment (MSI)
Volunteer teaching about prenatal/postpartum pelvic health and fitness for community groups
San Jose, California
FAVORITE PLACE IN THE WORLD:
California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly): BS Kinesiology
University of Washington: Doctor of Physical Therapy
WHAT I HAVE LEARNED:
The more I learn, the less I know.