Uchenna Ossai, DPT, PT, WCS, CLT
Assistant Professor of Women’s Health, Dell Medical School
Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist and Pelvic Health Program Manager, Women’s Health Institute
University of Illinois in Chicago, DPT
Residency in Women’s Health, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
Uchenna Ossai, DPT, PT, WCS, CLT is the manager of the Pelvic Health Physical Therapy program for the Women’s Health Institute. She received her clinical doctorate in physical therapy at University of Illinois at Chicago and completed her residency in Women’s Health and Movement Impairment Science at Washington University in St. Louis.
In 2016, she completed the University of Michigan Sexual Health Certificate Program in Sexuality Counseling and Education. She created and developed the pelvic health physical therapy program at Houston Methodist Hospital where she was on faculty for the Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship as well as the Urology Residency Program.
Uchenna’s clinical and research interest include chronic pelvic pain for individuals of all genders, sexual dysfunction, and pelvic floor dysfunction for marginalized populations, particularly women of color and the LGBTQIA community.
- Weakening of muscles and tissue in the pelvis or a bulging of the vagina (Pelvic organ prolapse)
- Sexual dysfunction
- Chronic pelvic pain
- Uncontrolled urination, accidental bowel leakage (Incontinence)
- Burning or shooting pain, stinging, or irritation of the vulva (Vulvodynia)
- Women’s Health Physical Therapy (WCS) — American Physical Therapy Association Board of Certified Specialties