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December 03, 2012
Physical Therapist Earns Pelvic Certification
DELAND – Barbara Deering, Physical Therapist at Florida Hospital DeLand, has earned a “Certificate of Achievement in Pelvic Physical Therapy” (CAPP-Pelvic).

The CAPP-Pelvic certification program focuses on training physical therapists to treat patients with pelvic floor dysfunction, such as urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence and pelvic pain.  The CAPP-Pelvic is awarded to physical therapists like Deering who have completed a defined a comprehensive education, training, and testing program.

Deering has more than 30 years of experience in Physical Therapy and has worked at Florida Hospital DeLand for three years. In addition to the CAPP-Pelvic certification, she is also a Certified Kinesio Therapy Practitioner, certified Arthritis Foundation Exercise instructor and certified in Lymphedema management.

Deering, a DeLand resident, provides physical therapy, along with her other niche programs, at Florida Hospital DeLand’s Victoria Medical Park, located at 151 Victoria Commons Blvd, Suite 107, DeLand.

About Florida Hospital DeLand
Florida Hospital DeLand, located at 701 West Plymouth Avenue in DeLand, was established in 1962 and is a 156-bed full service hospital providing inpatient and outpatient services as well as 24-hour emergency and critical care. Florida Hospital DeLand is a part of the Adventist Health System; the largest Protestant not-for-profit hospital system in the nation and works to provide exceptional, patient-focused care to the DeLand community. The hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, as well as Disease-Specific Care Certified by the Joint Commission in Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement Surgery.  Florida Hospital DeLand is Chest Pain Accredited by the Society of Chest Pain Centers and is a certified Stroke and PCI Center.  The hospital has also been recognized for the seventh consecutive year among the 2011 Orlando Sentinel’s Top 100 Companies for Working Families. For more information about Florida Hospital DeLand, visit www.fhdeland.org.

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