Dr. Ellie Somers, DPT, USAW, USATF

Dr. Ellie Somers is the owner and head SheWolf for Sisu Sports Performance & PT in Seattle, WA where she works to foster female athlete development before, during and after injury. She believes that women deserve the opportunity to thrive after injury and hopes to keep female athletes from falling into the dark drain of the medical system. As a physical therapist of 11 years, she is now actively working to keep female athletes healthy through pro-active coaching and rehab with an emphasis on providing female athletes with a safe space to harness power over their own body and situation. Dr. Ellie Somers works to help women become strong against the odds and harness their own SheWolf power in face of adversity. She seeks to optimize their desired performance goals, with a mission of working to keep them healthy, and engaged in activities they love, throughout their lifetime.

  • Current state of things for female athletes - Injury risk/reinjury risk/RTS rates - Gender bias/Language/Controversy - Loading

  • Rehab that rules for female athletes (TALL) - Transparency - Autonomy - Listening - Loading

  • Empowerment - Language that works