Michelle Dela Rosa
PT, DPT, PRPC
Michelle began practicing at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY in 2000, and gained experience in inpatient rehabilitation and outpatient orthopedic services. She developed the women’s health rehabilitation program, and expanded treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction to pregnancy and postpartum musculoskeletal conditions. Moreover, Michelle implemented a weekly prenatal exercise class for the community. She further extended the pelvic floor rehabilitation program to men, treating pelvic pain and post-prostatectomy issues. Additionally, Michelle has had the privilege of consulting at hospital urogynecology, urodynamics, and orthopedic clinics. She continued to practice orthopedics in 2008 at University Medical Center at Princeton in Princeton, NJ. Here, she helped to establish the first hospital-based pelvic floor rehabilitation program in Mercer County, NJ.
Michelle graduated with a Masters in Physical Therapy from Boston University in 2000. While at BU, she competed on the collegiate level as a member of the university’s track and field team. In 2005, she obtained her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
As a native of West Windsor, NJ, Michelle opened Connect PT in Hamilton in 2009, which has grown to become a leader of pelvic physical therapy in the area. She opened a second location in Howell, NJ in 2015. Michelle lectures on women’s and men’s health issues at many community events throughout New Jersey. She also enjoys being a teaching assistant for the Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute and earned the Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner Certification (PRPC), which identifies her as a specialist in the women’s and men’s pelvic health fields. Michelle is an active member of the NJ Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).