“It was being a runner that mattered, not how fast or how far I could run. The joy was in the act of running and in the journey, not in the destination.”

JOHN BINGHAM

American marathon runner and author

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Malia Dettori

PT, DPT, OCS, PCES
malia@magnoliapt.com

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Malia has been a practicing physical therapist for over 10 years, and part of the Magnolia PT team since 2016. 

expertise

  • Pregnancy & postpartum rehab
  • Orthopedics
  • Manual therapy
  • Running/gait analysis
  • Post-surgical rehab
  • Job related injuries
  • Auto injuries
  • Sport rehab
  • Postural training
  • Breathing analysis/training
  • Injury prevention programs
  • Exercise prescription
  • Kinesiotaping

Specialties

Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist.

Education

Doctorate of Physical Therapy; Simmons College, Boston, MA (2010)
B.S. in Exercise Science; Linfield College, McMinnville, OR (2007)

Professional Affiliations

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

Board Certification

OCS (Orthopedic Clinical Specialist)
PCES (Pregnancy & Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist)

Interests

Since giving birth to her daughter, Malia has become very interested in prenatal and postnatal rehab, recognizing from first hand experience the unique challenges of recovery during these phases. As an exercise enthusiast, she also especially enjoys working with runners, young athletes, and those recovering from sports injuries. When not at work, you’ll find Malia cooking, traveling, running/circuit training, and spending time with her husband, daughter, and twin boys.

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