Beth Shelly is a Doctor of Physical Therapy board certified in women’s health and biofeedback for pelvic floor dysfunction. She has practiced for over 20 years, specializing in women's and men's health.
Beth graduated from Northeastern University suma cum laude in 1985. She has been in the field of women’s health since her graduation working in a variety of settings including hospital based in and out patient and free standing PT clinics. Beth spent 5 years at Maternal and Child Health Center in Cambridge MA working with Hollis Herman and another 5 years at Women’s Hospital in Baton Rouge LA. She moved to the Quad Cities of Illinois and Iowa in 2000.
Beth completed her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa in 2007 with the completion of her research in the methods PTs use to learn PFM examination. To view the published abstracts and papers in Adobe PDF format, click here.
Beth has been widely recognized in her field and is the 2007 recipient of the Elizabeth Noble award for leadership and dedication from the Section on Women’s Health of the American Physical Therapy Association.
She became one of the first to be board certified in biofeedback for pelvic floor dysfunction in 2004 and is now a fellow with the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance. Board Certification demonstrates professionalism and adherence to carefully developed standards as a healthcare provider. Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA) procedures follow the Department of Health & Human Services Guidelines.
Healthcare professionals who achieve BCIA Certification demonstrate commitment to professionalism by completing basic degree and educational requirements, endorsing a rigorous code of professional conduct, learning to apply clinical biofeedback skills during mentorship, and passing a written examination. Beth is BCIA Board Certified in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction and have earned the designation BCB PMD.
Beth is also the first board certified women’s health PT in the Quad Cities and among the first 100 in the nation to receive this prestigious honor. She currently runs a private practice in Moline, Illinois and is available for private instruction, individual and group mentoring, on-line and on-site lectures.
She lives with her husband, children, and grandchildren in Bettendorf, IA