Get to Know Dr. Sarah Pucillo from Women’s Health Care Associates

April 21, 2022

I recently started offering pelvic health physical therapy services at our latest Activcore studio in Littleton, Colorado. It is located within a popular OB/GYN practice called Women’s Health Care Associates. This new venture has given me an opportunity to learn more about this amazing group of medical providers in the Denver area. When you enter their facility, you can immediately tell they have a true passion for treating women across the lifespan.

In this interview, I ask one of their highly skilled OBGYNs, Dr. Sarah Pucillo, to discuss her passion for helping others. Here’s what she had to say.

What was your inspiration to pursue medicine, and specifically OBGYN?

I became interested in medicine in high school, and I loved how it blended my early interest in biology with interacting with people, working with my hands, and investing in a field that is constantly changing - keeping my mind engaged! While in my first year of medical school, I gravitated toward OBGYN as a unique field that blended medicine, surgery, and the ability to create lifelong relationships with patients. 

 

What are you doing as a Women’s Health practice to help the greater Denver community?

Our practice is committed to being a source of support for women in our community throughout their lives. We are here to help with well-women care, and can tackle any women's health issues that arise, whether it be painful periods in a teenage patient, blood pressure issues in a high risk pregnancy, or the challenges of hormone replacement in a perimenopausal patient. Our practice also supports community organizations such as the Denver Crisis Center and Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep.

 

Why did you add pelvic health physical therapy into your office?

Our practice has noticed the significant benefit that pelvic physical therapy can provide for a number of women's health issues. From pelvic prolapse to pain with intercourse to pregnancy aches and pains, it has made a real difference for a lot of patients in our practice! Our hope is that, with adding an on-site pelvic floor physical therapist, we can help our patients navigate finding a skilled therapist.

I’m truly excited for this opportunity, as I’ve always believed interdisciplinary care is a huge component to a client’s success. If you feel like you could benefit from skilled pelvic floor physical therapy, click here to request an appointment in Littleton, Colorado.

Disclaimer:  The views expressed in this article are based on the opinion of the author, unless otherwise noted, and should not be taken as personal medical advice. The information provided is intended to help readers make their own informed health and wellness decisions.

Dr. Kristine Godsil

Center Director | Physical Therapist
Kristine Godsil is a Doctor of Physical Therapy practicing in sports, general orthopedics, pediatrics, and pelvic health. She works at Activcore in Denver, Colorado, located just one mile from the popular Cherry Creek Shopping District.
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