About Elizabeth Santo
Elizabeth joins Orthology after receiving her doctorate from Columbia University where she completed advanced courses in Women’s Health, orthopedics, and sports rehabilitation. During her time at Columbia, Elizabeth was involved in the Columbia RunLab where she developed a passion for treating runners of all levels through the means of video analysis and the latest evidence based guidelines. She also participated in research, studying the impact of multiple comorbidities on prosthetic function. Prior to her studies at Columbia, Elizabeth grew up in Northern California and went on to obtain a B.S. in Biology from San Diego State University. During her time at SDSU she was involved in research analyzing the accuracy of various fitness trackers, such as FitBit and Jawbone, with wheelchair users. She also participated in research studies that analyzed the effects of Exoskeleton robotic devices on individuals with spinal cord injuries. Having been involved in athletics from a young age, Elizabeth’s past experiences as a gymnast and field hockey player have influenced her current passion for helping female athletes perform optimally to achieve their individual goals, and prevent further injury in the future. Elizabeth is passionate about promoting women’s health and overall wellness, and has experience treating women with pelvic floor dysfunction and conditions such as chronic constipation, incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, and individuals that are pregnant and post-partum.