Missing Variable Podcast

EP43 | Ellie Sommers - Empowering Women and Challenging Biomechanics

April 04, 2019 Mathew McClanahan & Zach Wagner Season 1 Episode 43
Missing Variable Podcast
EP43 | Ellie Sommers - Empowering Women and Challenging Biomechanics
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Missing Variable Podcast
EP43 | Ellie Sommers - Empowering Women and Challenging Biomechanics
Apr 04, 2019 Season 1 Episode 43
Mathew McClanahan & Zach Wagner

Dr. Ellie Somers is a physical therapist, performance coach, writer, athlete and owner of Sisu Sports Performance & PT in Seattle, WA. She obtained her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Saint Louis University where she also played division I collegiate soccer. Ellie specializes in the management of return to sport and performance after injury or pain, for youth and adult female athletes. She is a fierce advocate for better care for women and girls and believes in the power of the adaptable human.

After learning more about the science of pain, she came to understand how important knowledge is for her clients. She takes a biopsychosocial approach to care for the athletes she sees and believes that people deserve to be heard and to know that they are capable. 

If you enjoyed this episode, please consider:

1) Subscribing to the show

2) Dropping a review on iTunes

3) Sharing the episode on social media or with a friend and tag us!


Thank you for your support and feedback, it helps us get better and continue to provide you with quality content to becoming the best clinician you can be. 


Where you can find Ellie

IG: @drelliesomers

FB: Sisu Sports Performance & PT

Twitter: @drelliesomers

Website: www.sisuperformancept.com


Connect with us

IG: @missingvariablepod

Matt IG: @missing.variable

Zach IG: @zachwagnerdpt

Email: [email protected]

Show Notes

Dr. Ellie Somers is a physical therapist, performance coach, writer, athlete and owner of Sisu Sports Performance & PT in Seattle, WA. She obtained her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Saint Louis University where she also played division I collegiate soccer. Ellie specializes in the management of return to sport and performance after injury or pain, for youth and adult female athletes. She is a fierce advocate for better care for women and girls and believes in the power of the adaptable human.

After learning more about the science of pain, she came to understand how important knowledge is for her clients. She takes a biopsychosocial approach to care for the athletes she sees and believes that people deserve to be heard and to know that they are capable. 

If you enjoyed this episode, please consider:

1) Subscribing to the show

2) Dropping a review on iTunes

3) Sharing the episode on social media or with a friend and tag us!


Thank you for your support and feedback, it helps us get better and continue to provide you with quality content to becoming the best clinician you can be. 


Where you can find Ellie

IG: @drelliesomers

FB: Sisu Sports Performance & PT

Twitter: @drelliesomers

Website: www.sisuperformancept.com


Connect with us

IG: @missingvariablepod

Matt IG: @missing.variable

Zach IG: @zachwagnerdpt

Email: [email protected]