Return To Run: Postpartum Series
Webinar 6: Shefali Christopher
Shefali Christopher DPT, PhD, LAT, ATC
Shefali Christopher, PhD, DPT, ATC, LAT is a board-certified clinical specialist in sports physical therapy, who currently works as an assistant professor at Elon University. She has an active clinical practice and treats patients in the athletic training room and ElonRUNS clinic. She is also the director of the Elon sports physical therapy residency program. Her clinical passion lies in treating endurance athletes.
Shefali has given numerous talks at local and national conferences on treating endurance athletes, especially the female athlete and the pregnant and postpartum runner. She is a contract physical therapist with USA paratriathlon and has supported the team since 2018 at various international competitions including Tokyo 2020. Dr. Christopher 's research is focused on postpartum athletes return to their sport safely and just completed a PhD which focused on risk factors for running related pain after childbirth.