Village Physical Therapy, LLC is owned and managed by Deanna Irwin-Sires, MPT, OCS. Deanna is committed to providing you with high quality of care, while making it a positive and effective physical therapy experience.
Deanna graduated from Northwestern University with a Masters Degree in Physical Therapy in 1992. She was credentialed as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties in 2009. She has dedicated herself to her profession through consistent continuing education. Since 2014 she has focused on classes from the Postural Restoration Institute. Prior to that she took many classes in structural integration, manual therapy classes through Level 2 NAI0MT, Sahrmann's movement impairment systems, and strain counter strain. Deanna has special interest and extensive education in pregnancy and postpartum women's health issues, and started the women's health program at Harborview Medical Center in 1997.
Deanna has worked in many different PT settings, including acute care, in-patient rehabilitation, home health and skilled nursing facilities. She is a certified clinical instructor for physical therapy students through the APTA. She has worked in the out-patient orthopedic physical therapy setting since 1999. Deanna worked at Harborview Medical Center from 1994-2004, gaining experience in a variety of patient care settings. She started Village Physical Therapy in 2012.
Deanna understands that there is a combination of art and science in helping people with injuries. She is driven to find and address all issues contributing to your symptoms, and is comfortable working with other health care providers to have all areas of concern addressed.
Education is a large part of Deanna’s practice, and will play a part in treatment of current issues, as well as prevention of future injury. In today’s health care environment, we need to stress prevention and wellness, not just treat symptoms once they arise.