TheraPilates® Physical Therapy Clinic Monroe Garden District
609 Auburn Avenue Monroe, LA 71201
Board Certified Geriatric Specialist
Nationally Certified Pilates Teacher
Certified Exercise Expert for Aging Adults
Sherri Betz, PT, DPT, GCS, NCPT, CEEAA
Dr. Sherri Betz is a physical therapist and Pilates teacher specializing in spine rehabilitation, geriatric orthopedics, osteoporosis and exercise applications for special populations. As director of TheraPilates® Physical Therapy Clinics, Dr. Betz operates locations in Santa Cruz, CA and Monroe, LA and is a 1991 graduate of Louisiana State University (LSU) Medical Center’s Physical Therapy Program. Awarded a clinical doctorate in Physical Therapy from the Evidence in Motion Health Sciences Institute (EIM) in 2017, she blends a manual therapy approach with her expertise in Pilates and yoga exercise for older adults with balance disorders, osteoporosis and orthopedic pathologies. She is a PMA® Certified Pilates Teacher with diplomas from both Polestar Pilates and The Ron Fletcher Program of Study.
Dr. Betz has published numerous articles, book chapters, and videos on the topic of Pilates for special populations. In addition to being an in-demand international conference presenter, online sessions with Dr. Betz on the topic of exercise for osteoporosis, geriatrics and orthopedic pathologies can be streamed on www.MedBridgeEducation.com and www.Pilates Anytime.com.
She is currently working with AGPT to develop clinical practice guidelines on physical therapy examination and intervention for adults with osteoporosis. Dr. Betz devotes her practice to improving awareness about geriatric exercise, bone health and safe yoga and Pilates-based exercise through professional and consumer education as well as through promotion of low-cost community exercise programs for fit and frail older adults.
Community involvement and awards
Chair of the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy’s Bone Health Special Interest Group
National Osteoporosis Foundation’s Exercise and Rehabilitation Activities Council
American Bone Health’s Professional Education Committee
Media Spokesperson for the American Physical Therapy Association
Chair of the Pilates Method Alliance’s (PMA) Research Committee
Past-Chair of the PMA Certification Commission
Past PMA Board Vice-President
2017 PMA Deborah Lessen Award in recognition of her years of dedication and service to the Pilates Method Alliance
2018 Lynn Phillippi Advocacy for Older Adults Award by the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy
Book Online or call us at 318-450-1747 to book a physical therapy appointment with Dr. Sherri Betz.
Company Website: www.therapilates.com
Personal Website: www.drsherribetz.com
Video Bio: https://www.pilatesanytime.com/instructor-bio/107/Sherri-Betz-Pilates-Teacher