Physical Therapist, Centura Health Center For Therapy-Parker Adventist

Amy Sides, DPT, CLT-LANA has been a physical therapist since 2001, receiving a Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) from A.T. Still University in Mesa, AZ. In 2009 she joined Centura Health Center for Therapy at Parker Adventist Hospital, where she had the opportunity to pursue her interest in pelvic health physical therapy. Along her journey in treating pelvic health she developed a passion for oncology and lymphedema rehabilitation. In 2014 she became a Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT), followed by certification in lymphedema by the Lymphology Association of North America (LANA) in 2017. She currently specializes in oncology rehabilitation, treating the side effects of a variety of cancer diagnoses. She became a PORi (Physiological Oncology Rehabilitation Institute)- Certified Oncology Rehabilitation Specialist in 2019. She regularly provides community education at support groups, community lectures and hospital-based education programs. She is active in attending bi-monthly Tumor Boards and Breast Cancer Conferences, as well as being a member of the Centura Network Cancer Committee and on the Breast Program Leadership Board at Parker Adventist Hospital. Amy has lectured nationally at continuing education courses for rehabilitation professionals through Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute, and has co-authored two courses in Oncology of the Pelvic Floor. She has a passion for Oncology Rehabilitation and loves the opportunity to improve quality of life, increase function, and provide support to those living with and beyond cancer.