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Dr. Lia Palomino, PT, DPT

Hi! I'm Lia, the founder and pelvic physical therapist at Michigan Pelvic Rehab and Wellness. Michigan Pelvic Rehab and Wellness was founded upon the passion of providing individualized and personalized care in pelvic health physical therapy. Pelvic floor physical therapy is a quickly growing specialty in healthcare, however there remains a limited number of passionate providers to serve this much needed population. Treatment for pelvic floor dysfunction is progressing everyday and doesn’t have to be scary and unknown; and may just be what YOU need to live your best life. 


My philosophy is that pelvic floor physical therapy should be one-on-one care the ENTIRE treatment session with an individual, personalized treatment approach, allowing the appropriate attention to detail to meet each patient’s needs. Here at Michigan Pelvic Rehab and Wellness that is exactly what you will get. Me, the entire treatment session focused on YOU, your care, and your goals. 

Physical therapist on a yoga mat

More About Dr. Lia

Lia graduated from Oakland University with a bachelor's in Exercise Science in 2013. While at Oakland University she competed for the NCAA Division I Women’s Cross Country and Track teams. She has passion for athletics and running and loves to incorporate her foundations as an athlete into her clinical practice. 

Lia continued to attend Oakland University in the Physical Therapy program where she received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2016. 


After she graduated PT school, Lia worked full time in an outpatient orthopedic clinic while also working at Henry Ford Hospital in Inpatient Rehab on weekends with the goal of gaining as much patient care experience as she possibly could. Lia has experience treating many conditions in the realm of orthopedics, chronic pain, vestibular, neurologic, & geriatrics. She  gradually grew her caseload with pelvic floor dysfunction soon after she graduated and quickly gained more interest in this specific patient population. Lia has completed several certifications in pelvic floor rehab for women, men and children through the APTA Section on Pelvic Health and Herman & Wallace programs. She has also completed a 4-week pelvic floor physical therapy mentorship program which has given her a foundation for her treatment methods. 


Lia currently lives in Traverse City, MI with her husband, Mario, and their two husky dogs, Casper & Remy.

She continues her passion of running post collegiate by competing in ½ marathons and marathons. Lia’s goal is to return to the Boston Marathon after her first appearance in 2016. She also enjoyed her time as the assistant coach for Novi High School girl's cross country and track teams.

Physical therapist with her family
Oakland University Hall of Honor ceremony for Cross country
High school sports
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