Ann Wendel, PT, ATC, CMTPT
Ann holds a B.S. in P.E. Studies with a concentration in Athletic Training from the University of Delaware, and a Masters in Physical Therapy from the University of Maryland, Baltimore. She is a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) licensed in Virginia, a Licensed Physical Therapist, and a Certified Myofascial Trigger Point Therapist (CMTPT).
Over the past two decades, Ann has continually developed as a health care professional. She started her career working with high school, college and professional athletes, and later went on to work at an area hospital treating patients with a wide variety of Orthopedic and Neurological conditions.
In 2003, Ann completed intensive training as a Thai Yoga Therapist, reaching the Advanced Level in her course of study. She owned and operated a private practice in Alexandria, VA from 2003-2006, combining yoga, Thai massage, physical therapy and Pilates. Ann has completed 300 hours of a 450 hour Pilates Teacher Training Program through Core Dynamics Pilates, and enjoys combining Pilates and physical therapy in the outpatient orthopedic setting. Ann received her CMTPT through Myopain Seminars in 2011 and now utilizes Trigger Point Dry Needling as a treatment modality. Ann was a staff physical therapist at a busy orthopedic practice from 2007-2011. In October 2011 she returned to private practice, reopening Prana Physical Therapy. In May 2012, Ann joined the Consulting Team of Whole 9 Life, and she offers Wellness and Nutrition consultations via face-to-face, phone, email and Skype appointments. In addition to treating clients, Ann writes, speaks nationally, and serves as a member of the Advisory Board of Girls Gone Strong.