Category Archives: DAWN-MARIE ICKES, MPT

Should You Consider the Wellness Illness Model in Your Practice?

Today’s podcast features a group experience as I interview three successful physical therapists about their unique clinic in Studio City, Ca.  Dawn-Marie Ickes, PT, Allison Cabot, PT and Gabrielle Shrier, PT share the reasons they began including a wellness component in their practice seven years ago.  By utilizing “trainers” with expertise in areas not typically associated with physical therapy, [...]

Part 2: Pilates in Physical Therapy

In episode 2, Dawn-Marie Ickes, MPT specifically reviews how Pilates is used with patients suffering from Pelvic dysfunction.  She provides specific protocols and helpful information you can use in your practice today.  Be sure to download the .pdf file attached below for an article about this topic written by Dawn-Marie.  For more information contact us [...]

Is Pilates Becoming a Mainstream Physical Therapy Modality??

Pilates has been around for years and traditionally, not a technique taught in Physical Therapy programs.  However, Dawn-Marie Ickes, MPT is a certified Pilates Instructor that is now teaching Pilates as part of the PT program at California State University Northridge.  She also is co-owner of Core Conditioning Physical Therpy in Studio City, Ca and [...]