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ABOUT THE FIT PELVIS

The Fit Pelvis was founded by Katy Girlinghouse, PT, DPT in 2020 when she was looking for a better way to help people overcome health concerns faster and with long-term results.

We are based in McKinney, TX and provide pelvic health physical therapy, nutrition, health coaching and yoga to all.  

A Nurturing Space for Healing
At The Fit Pelvis we understand that you need flexibility in your life. In order to help you meet your goals and be more successful with therapy we offer in-office visits in safe environment where babies are welcome to join us and can play during sessions.

Office visits will take place in a private and comfortable room where you can relax and take advantage of all of the equipment and no distractions. Our physical therapists, nutrition consultant, health coach and yoga instructor continue to our space an enjoyable place so that you can feel relaxed and focused on your healing.

Home visits will take place in the comfort of your home or an agreed upon location such as your office or gym. We will bring a treatment table and any equipment needed to help you have the best treatment possible.
Our Team
Dr. Katy Girlinghouse, PT, DPT
          Owner/Founder

      
Katy is a physical therapist who specializes in treatment of abdominopelvic dysfunction and pain. Katy completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) at Texas Woman’s University in Dallas. Following completion of her degree she traveled around the country providing physical therapy services in a variety and settings before returning home to Texas. 
 
Katy enjoys providing one-on-one patient care and individualizes her interventions to each patient. She uses a variety of evidence-based techniques including manual therapy, functional dry needling, biofeedback, and therapeutic exercise. Katy believes in empowering her patients to understand their bodies and meet their goals.
Dr. Morgan Basile, PT, DPT
        Physical Therapist

Morgan Basile is a physical therapist who completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in her hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio. Morgan has a passion for treating a wide variety of diagnoses from orthopedic injuries to abdominopelvic dysfunction to those who suffer from chronic headaches and neck pain. Morgan has an interest in treating all those who suffer from these symptoms, especially runners. Morgan finds joy in investing in patients with one-on-one care to return them to their desired level of fitness. She believes in meeting her patients where they are at and employing a combination of manual therapy, functional dry needling, and functional re-training and stabilization treatments in an individualized way to help them meet their goals. 

 

Outside of the clinic Morgan loves to stay healthy by doing yoga, pilates, running, hiking, traveling and spending time with friends and family.

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DeAndrea L Payne MS, DTR, ACSM-CPT
      Nutrition Coach

DeAndrea is a nutritionist who is also Registered Dietitian Eligible (RDNE). She completed her didactic program in dietetics from Texas Woman’s University in Denton. Following completion of her degree, she attended Saint Louis University where she completed her Master of Science in Nutrition & Dietetics with a concentration in Nutrition & Physical Performance, while also fulfilling her 1200-hour requirement to sit for her national board exam.

DeAndrea believes in educating about “Health at Every Size (HAES)” over quick fixes and fad diets. Her focus is on providing individualized care to her clients based on evidenced-based practices supported by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. DeAndrea is passionate about nutrition education and counseling to help patients meet their individual goals and improve their quality of life.

Ann Hamilton
     Certified Health and Wellness Coach

Ann is a certified Health and Wellness Coach who focuses on a holistic client-center approach to overall wellness, stress management, health goals, and life transitions.

 

Ann empowers her clients to tap into their own strengths and potential.  Ann works one on one with the client to mobilize their own motivations, life visions, and goals. She is trained in behavior change and spends more time asking great questions to help her clients find their own answers than providing the answers. 

Ann is a married mother of two in McKinney Texas. She loves running, spending time with her family, and being active in her church.

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Tory Christopherson-Sommerfeldt
     Registered Yoga Teacher -200 hours

Tory is a certified yoga instructor who enjoys making yoga a warm, welcoming and fun environment for all. She has training and experience in providing yoga during pregnancy, postpartum and for parents and kids together.  

 

The Defining Values of The Fit Pelvis

Mission

The Fit Pelvis provides ethical, individual, evidence-based physical therapy services with a focus on pelvic health in order to improve the quality of life of women, men and children in McKinney and the surrounding communities.

 

Vision

To provide superior outpatient PT and wellness services to our community.

 

Core Values

The Fit Pelvis strives to be Exceptional, Affordable, and Empowering.

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