Patricia Ladis, PT, CBBA received her Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from New York University and graduated in 1999 with valedictory honors. She is also a Certified Behavioral Breathing Analyst allowing her to help people with pain or breathing dysfunctions, including pregnant and postpartum women. She has post-graduate certificates focused on manual therapy, biomechanical assessment, nerve pain, chronic pain, injury prevention, prenatal/postpartum wellness & holistic health.
Patricia’s holistic PT approach includes specialized biomechanical analysis to treat the ROOT CAUSE of pain or performance issues to eliminate them.
Patricia has been an on-site physical therapist for dancers (Rockettes, ABT& many Broadway shows- The Producers, Lion King, etc). She also works with tennis professionals, like Serena & Venus Williams and Mike Bryan, at various tournaments such as US Open, Wimbledon, Athens 2004 Olympics.
Patricia has appeared on NBC News, Fox News and featured in The New Rules of Running, Back Rx, FORBES, VOGUE, Men’s Health& Ladies’ Home Journal.
Patricia is founder of WiseBody Physical Therapy – a holistic physical therapy center in midtown Manhattan helping patients tap into their body’s innate wisdom to heal and eliminate pain. She is also the co-founder of The First 1000 Days of Wellness whose aim is to prevent non-communicable diseases in parents & babies by focusing on wellness during preconception through the first 2 years of life. It is an educational platform for the public & includes training programs for medical and spa practitioners.
Patricia co-founded the highly respected KIMA Center for Physiotherapy & Wellness (2006-2020).
Patricia is the Chair of The First 1000 Days Initiative (for Perinatal Wellness) for the Global Wellness Institute.
Patricia is the author of the book, The Wise Woman’s Guide to Your Healthiest Pregnancy and Birth which comes out January 5, 2021 and is available for pre-sale. The book empowers wise women, the readers, to listen to their intuition and learn key lifestyle medicine principles which can help them have a healthy baby and approach preconception, pregnancy and postpartum time with joy.
As a mother of three and former professional dancer, Patricia understands how important it is to achieve balance in your body. She has had all 3 births (natural vaginal birth w/o medication, C-section and VBAC). She connects with her perinatal patients to help them have a pain free pregnancy, eliminate diastasis, and embrace this time in their life with confidence and happiness.