Dr. Sheyi Ojofeitimi received her Bachelor's degree from Fordham University, Master's degree from West Virginia University, and Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Alabama State University. She is a Certified Functional Manual Therapist (CFMT), Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS), and a graduate of the Dr. Linda Joy Lee International Connect Therapy Series, and is also trained in visceral mobilization, craniosacral therapy, and integrative dry needling (IDN). She is co-owner of Synthesis Physical Therapy. Dr. Ojofeitimi has been a physical therapist with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Foundatio for 17 years, treating the professional dancers from the main (AAADT) and junior (Ailey II) companies, students, and staff of the organization. She coordinates the medical and massage therapy services for both professional companies. Dr. Ojofeitimi was also part of a team that conducted biomechanical and epidemiologic research to aid in the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal injury in dancers at the Analysis of Dance and Movement (ADAM) Center. She is the author of 18 dance medicine related peer-reviewed journal articles. Dr. Ojofeitimi is a specialist in the treatment of lumbo-pelvic/sacro-coccygeal dysfunctions and has a passionate interest in the connection between dysbiosis (gut dysfunction) and chronic pain/disease. Using a whole body functional approach that incorporates nutrition, Dr. Ojofeitimi treats each client as a unique individual.
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