Laura Bittencourt, Owner, Smart Body Physical Therapy

After an extensive career as one of the leading physical therapists at the Mayo Clinic, Laura established Smart Body Physical Therapy in 2004. She first earned her Bachelor’s in Biology from Jacksonville University and later earned her Master’s in Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine in 1999. After graduation, she received her certification in Manual Therapy, which involves extensive training in a hands-on approach to treating musculoskeletal dysfunction and pain.

In addition, Laura has specialized in the area of Women’s and Men’s Health for 17 years and has proven to be one of the leading experts in the treatment of urinary and fecal incontinence, back and pelvic pain, pregnancy-related back and pelvic floor pain in Northeast Florida and nationwide. She is one of the integral leaders of continuing education in the field of Women’s and Men’s health, both for patients and providers.