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Uchenna Ossai, DPT, PT, WCS, CLT


Education

The University of Illinois at Chicago, DPT, Physical Therapy


Residency/Fellowship

Residency, Women’s Health and Movement Impairment Science, Washington University

Care Information

Clinical Biography

Uchenna Ossai, DPT, PT, WCS, CLT is a board-certified pelvic floor physical therapist and serves as the Pelvic Health Program Manager for UT Health Austin’s Women’s Health Institute. She specializes in 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. Additionally, Uchenna Ossai is an assistant professor in the Dell Medical School Department of Women’s Health.

Uchenna Ossai earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from The University of Illinois at Chicago. She completed her residency in women’s health and movement impairment science at Washington University in St. Louis. She also completed the University of Michigan Sexual Health Certificate Program in Sexuality Counseling and Education.

Uchenna Ossai created and developed the pelvic health physical therapy program at Houston Methodist Hospital, where she was on faculty for the Urology Residency Program and the Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship.

Specializations

  • Burning or shooting pain, stinging, or irritation of the vulva (Vulvodynia)
  • Chronic pelvic pain
  • Constipation
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Uncontrolled urination, accidental bowel leakage (Incontinence)
  • Weakening of muscles and tissue in the pelvis or a bulging of the vagina (pelvic organ prolapse)

Board Certification

  • American Physical Therapy Association Board of Certified Specialties, Women’s Health
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