A message from Maggie Roth, Physical Therapist and Women's Health Coach at Ribbon Physical Therapy and Wellness in Lemont
When I initially chose my career as a physical therapist, people asked, “Why did you go into physical therapy?” and my answer was simply, “To help people.” Over the past 10 years, my reasons for “helping people” have grown just as I have, both in and out of the clinic.
Since entering the healthcare world, I have taken on a few other roles over the years – a wife and a mother to my two children. But beyond adding roles to my life, a few of my current roles have changed. I have always been one of two daughters to my parents. However, I have found that my role has flourished beyond relying on them for advice to also assisting and guiding them through the functional challenges/transitions they face with aging.
Change is inevitable. I recognize this personally from biological, psychological, and social perspectives. We are constantly changing into new forms of ourselves. However, this can be tough to embrace.
Now, I can say that I have truly developed a passion for helping people recognizing difficult changes at different transitions/challenges in their lives and embracing new methods to improve their quality of life at a functional level.
Maggie Roth, PT, DPT, Cert. DN, PCES, ATC
Maggie earned her studies at Marquette University where she received her Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training and followed up with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy that she completed in 2012.
She began her career treating elite-level athletes throughout her studies at Marquette University. She transitioned to outpatient physical therapy clinics when she returned to Illinois. She treated complex post-operative conditions while working in a orthopedic physician-owned clinic.
Over the course of her career, she has prioritized developing her manual therapy skills with the addition of dry needling, visceral and spinal manipulations, and cupping to improve effectiveness of each treatment. After her life-transition birthing her two children, she gained interest and advanced education in pelvic health physical therapy and women's health coaching. She has since received her credentials as a Pregnancy and Postpartum Certified Exercise Specialist.
Maggie strives for continuous improvement in her physical therapy and wellness practices to best achieve patients’ goals.
Mission: Listen, educate, and collaborate to achieve optimal function
Core Values: Compassion, Integrity, Accountability, Continuous Improvement