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Ruth Maher, DPT, PhD

Ruth Maher, DPT, PhD

Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Articles by Ruth Maher, DPT, PhD

  • Bio

    Ruth Maher is a physical therapist, a pelvic floor expert, and one of the inventors of INNOVO, a noninvasive medical device used to stimulate pelvic floor muscles and treat stress urinary incontinence. Maher has an MPT, a DPT, and a PhD in physical therapy (physiotherapy). She is board-certified by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties in women’s health and by the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance in pelvic floor dysfunction. Maher is currently the program director in the Department of Physical Therapy at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Suwanee, Georgia, where she carries out research on the assessment and treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction. She teaches courses on evidence-based practice, research, pain science, women’s health, and musculoskeletal imaging.