Dr. Denise Jagroo, PT, DPT, MTC, WCS
Dr. Jagroo earned her doctoral degree in Physical Therapy from New York University in 2002. She is a specialist in Manual Therapy, and is certified in Pelvic Physical Therapy through the American Physical Therapy Association’s Women’s Health Section.
Dr. Jagroo is one of only 300 Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Women's Health Physical Therapy in the country. She is well known for her lectures, where she travels nationally and internationally via continuing education companies and other healthcare related companies. She lectures to healthcare providers regarding “Pelvic Health and Rehabilitation,” and throughout the years, her seminars have been attended by thousands of clinicians including obstetricians, nurse practitioners, physician’s assistants, midwives, physical therapists, occupational therapists, athletic trainers, dieticians, etc. Her lectures are presented around the world to clinicians who want to learn about pelvic health topics that range from pregnancy to pelvic pain.
Dr. Jagroo also teaches workshops regarding pelvic function, pregnancy and exercise as well as post-partum recovery. Her workshops have included audiences such as Moms of Multiples Club of Staten Island, Club H Fitness Center clientele in Manhattan, and her own community members in Staten Island. Dr. Jagroo also presents at Womens Veterans Health Conferences every year at the Manhattan and Brooklyn Veterans Hospitals. Dr. Jagroo has taught several Grand Round lectures at both the Manhattan Veterans Hospital as well as Richmond University Medical Center in Staten Island. She presented on Pelvic Rehab and Manual Therapy topics to physiatrists, physical and occupational therapists. Dr. Jagroo has also presented at the 2012 and 2013 Annual Combined Sections Meeting (National Conference) of the American Physical Therapy Association, where over 10,000 physical therapists attend the conference annually. Dr. Jagroo was asked to be a speaker at the 3rd International Conference and Exhibition in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Jagroo has presented on women’s health topics regarding pelvic floor dysfunction and central sensitization.
In 2011, Dr. Jagroo established her private physical therapy practice, now located in midtown Manhattan, where she specializes in Pelvic, Obstetric and Orthopedic dysfunctions. In 2008, she established a pelvic rehabilitation clinic at the Manhattan Veterans Hospital, where she treats female and male soldiers with pelvic conditions.
Dr. Jagroo is consistently featured as a medical expert in the media. She was recently a guest on Arise News and "Health Talk with Dr. Manny Alvarez" on Fox News speaking about her book and pregnancy. She blogs for several sites including www.rzbeyondmom.com, www.thethreetomatoes.com and www.spafinderwellness365.com. She has been quoted as a pelvic health expert in the Daily Mail and has been a guest on several national radio shows includingthe Sports Medicine Doctor Radio show on Sirius XM.
Dr. Jagroo has always been concerned with improving maternal morbidity rates globally as well as reaching out to as many international women/mothers as possible. In 2016, she will be traveling to Ethiopia with the organization Healing Hands of Joy to work with women who suffer from obstetric fistula. Dr. Jagroo will be working with the organization as their medical expert stateside to develop a curriculum for the affected Ethiopian mothers.
Dr. Jagroo also hosts her own webseries "The Real Story with Denise Jagroo" on YouTube where she discusses women's health topics with other health experts and patients. She also conducts Q&A webisodes, so send her a question via the 'contact' page on this site!
Having suffered herself in the past from pelvic conditions, Dr. Jagroo can empathize with her patients. She has a profound understanding of pelvic pain and the ideal pathways to recovery.
Dr. Jagroo is now pain free and offers hope and help to her patients who are suffering.