Sarah S. Sidar,
Sarah is an occupational therapist who has been living and working in Northern Virginia for over 20 years. She received a B.S. in Occupational Therapy from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 2002. While practicing clinically, Sarah went on to earn a post-professional Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2008, and a post-professional Doctorate in Occupational Therapy from Shenandoah University in 2023. She is currently faculty for Shenandoah University's Division of Occupational Therapy. Sarah has presented on topics in pelvic health for the Virginia Occupational Therapy Association, the American Occupational Therapy Association, and the OT's in Pelvic Health Summit, and supports myPFM, an organization helping to enhance pelvic health education worldwide. She is a teaching assistant for the Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute, and lectures frequently on topics related to pelvic health to students, professionals and the public.
Throughout her extensive clinical experience, Sarah has trained in techniques involving myofascial release, trauma-informed care, cognitive-based approaches, Pregnancy and Postpartum Corrective Exercises, and is certified in Biofeedback for Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction through the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance.
When Sarah is not teaching, facilitating research, or working in clinical practice, you can find her enjoying time with her husband, children, and cat, reading, or practicing yoga.