Phyllis Hayden, PT


Physical Therapist, Biomechanical Specialist, Custom Foot Orthotic Specialist


Phyllis graduated with honors from the University of Maryland in 1985.  She began her career at the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) as a staff therapist.  Following extensive lower extremity biomechanical courses, she began an orthotics program at UMMS in 1986.  In 1989 she established a similar program at HEALTHSOUTH.  Phyllis then joined AFPT in 1995 where she continues to specialize in lower extremity biomechanics with correction using custom foot orthotics. She uses advanced 3D imaging equipment to make the orthotics.  She also works with general orthopedic and sports medicine patients.

In her free time she teaches dog agility classes as well participates in dog agility competitions with her border collie.

Our office has biomechanical specialists who will look at your gait patterns, feet and shoes to determine whether you might benefit from custom designed shoe inserts (orthotics) that balance the biomechanical inadequacies of your feet.  Call for your evaluation today!