Dr. Marianna Cava, DPT

Marianna Cava received her Doctor of Physical Therapy from New York University in 2017. Marianna is from Woodstock, New York and started her professional career in NYC. In her doctorate program, Marianna found a love for pelvic health and knew this was a field she wanted to specialize in. Marianna is passionate in treating many different pelvic health diagnoses including pelvic pain, pregnancy and post-partum related conditions, bowel, bladder, sexual dysfunction.

Experience and Education

As a physical therapist, Marianna practiced in the Performing Arts for three years and worked mostly with performers on Broadway. Some of her shows include Disney’s The Lion King and Disney’s Frozen. 

From Broadway, she made her transition into pelvic health in New York, then spent the last three years in Lincoln, NE, continuing her specialization in pelvic floor physical therapy. Marianna is passionate about treating many different pelvic health diagnoses, including pelvic pain, pregnancy and post-partum related conditions, and bowel, bladder, and sexual dysfunction.

Marianna has taken several continuing educational courses through the Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute, including Pelvic Floor 1, 2A, 2B, and Fertility Considerations for the Pelvic Therapist. 

Marianna has a strong background in orthopedics and is experienced in advanced manual skills, diverse therapeutic exercises, and modalities such as cupping, IASTM, and taping. 

Marianna is also a yoga instructor and has created a unique yoga practice by combining yoga poses and mindset through the pelvic floor lens. Marianna individualizes and incorporates all of her skills when working with her patients/clients.

Marianna recently moved back to Woodstock from Lincoln, where her husband graduated from UNL- Law School. Marianna is also a new mom to her one-year-old son. She enjoys spending time with her family, seeing friends, traveling, eating different foods, and dancing.