Dr. Monika Tangney is a licensed Doctor of Physical Therapy, a mom of two, and founder of Active Wellness Physical Therapy. She is a pelvic floor and orthopedic physical therapist who cares for patients of all ages. She grew up in Northern California and came down to San Diego to pursue her career in PT. She completed her B.S in Kinesiology at SDSU her Doctorate at The University of St. Augustine.
She began the early years of her career focused on orthopedic PT, treating post operative patients, sports injuries and the geriatric population. After the birth of her first son, she had the stark realization of how little care the postpartum population receives which in turn sparked her interest in Women’s Health.
For the past 7 years her focus has been in pelvic floor physical therapy, working with pregnant and postpartum patients along with women suffering from a wide range of pelvic floor dysfunction.
Dr. Monika is most passionate about educating her patients in prevention and increasing their confidence to live a pain free, functional life. She shares a wealth of knowledge with her patients and provides her real-life experiences of being a mom of two. While providing therapeutic exercise to address strength deficits, she also looks to support her care with manual treatments along with a holistic approach to meet the goals of the patient.