Dr. Sarah Kingsley
Sarah Kingsley is a Physical Therapist and LYT Method Yoga Instructor candidate. She strives to help her clients find their inner core strength, alleviate pain and gain confidence in their bodies. Working with patients of all ages with extensive experience with the geriatric population, Sarah treats a multitude of conditions including acute and chronic pain, vertigo and vestibular disorders, osteoporosis and all deficits of functional mobility. Sarah works with each client on an individual basis to help them feel their physical best, treating the whole person with the aim of improving movement patterns to promote the best quality of life for all age groups.
Sarah received her Bachelors in Rehabilitation Science and Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Northeastern University in Boston, MA where she met her husband. They moved down to North Carolina in 2016 to start their lives together where she began working in multiple continuous care retirement communities and senior living facilities helping geriatrics of all ages. Treating patients of all functional abilities and diagnoses, Sarah diligently applies herself to helping her patients regain their strength, balance and confidence while improving their pain levels and quality of life. Building off of years of experience she is always striving to learn new methods, specialties and techniques to better serve her patients and address a variety of health conditions with goals of promoting maximum wellness, sustainability and longevity. Her thirst for a more functional and preventative approach to medicine and strong focus on health and wellness led her to the Ivy Integrative.
An avid practitioner and candidate for LYT Method certified yoga training coach, Sarah
incorporates key yoga principles targeting posture, core connection, stability, myofascial
opening and breathing techniques into her treatment sessions to promote neuromotor remapping. By incorporating a holistic approach into diagnosis and treatment, Sarah strives to provide the maximum benefit to her patients’ mind, body, mood and mobility. Sarah is also receiving her nutrition certification from the Food Matters Institute in order to guide her clients toward healthier food habits and nutritional supplements to further improve results in cognitive and physical levels of functioning.
When she’s not treating, Sarah enjoys hiking with her husband and dog, gardening, plant-based cooking, waterskiing, stand-up paddleboarding, beach trips and watching sunsets.
Doctorate of Physical Therapy
M-1 Graston Certified
Functional Muscle Therapy Certified with use of Massage Guns
Food Matters Institute Nutrition Certified (est. August 2021)
LYT Method Certified Yoga Instructor (est. September 2021)
Vibration Plate Exercise Therapy for Parkinson's Disease and Osteoporosis
Use of vibrate plate frequency to provide internal perturbations and deep core activation for stimulation of bone density growth and improved balance and postural awareness. 15 min sessions recommended 2x/week with equal rest periods.
Manual Therapy Plus Exercise Intervention Visit
Therapist use of massage gun vibration technology with optional heating component, Graston-like style instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization, and/or hands on manual therapy skills, dependent upon patient personal requests and therapist recommendations discussed together in addition to one-on-one guidance through targeted exercises and movement/muscle activation patterns to further improve pain levels and promote optimal level of function
Initial Evaluation and Comprehensive Assessment
A full systems review and scan of your whole body as indicated. Including, but not limited to postural and gait assessments, balance, vestibular and proprioceptive exam, strength testing, joint mobility, range of motion, and medical history in order to establish goals and coordinated plan of care, recommended exercises and alternative manual therapy treatment...
Vibration Plate Exercise Therapy PLUS Manual Therapy for Parkinson's Disease and Osteoporosis
Use of vibrate plate frequency to provide internal perturbations and deep core activation for stimulation of bone density growth and improved balance and postural awareness. 15 min of exercise recommended 2x/week with equal rest periods with additional 15 minutes of manual therapy techniques to promote joint and soft tissue opening...
Therapist will provide therapeutic interventions including manual techniques and specifically targeted exercises based on the discussed frequency, goals, function and plan of care developed by therapist and client together to best suit your needs and promote most optimal outcomes.
Manual Therapy Only Visit
Therapist use of massage gun vibration technology with optional heating component, Graston-like style instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization, and/or hands on manual therapy skills, dependent upon patient personal requests and therapist recommendations discussed together.