Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a disorder characterized by extreme fatigue or exhaustion. This fatigue does not go away with sleep and cannot always be explained by an underlying medical condition, though chronic fatigue has been linked to and metabolic syndrome.
University of Iowa
M.S. Physical Therapy – 1987
University of Iowa
B.S. – 1984
For more than three decades, Naomi Harris has been practicing physical therapy in various forms. She has extensive training in manual therapy and orthopedics and a special interest in occupational/ ergonomic therapies. She’s a strong believer in injury prevention. One of Naomi’s primary goals is helping patients discover the cause of their pain and dysfunction and then diligently working with them and other team members to promote self-care.
Naomi was born and raised in Iowa and received her training from the University of Iowa. She’s excited to bring her area of expertise to Ogden Clinic’s physical therapy department: pelvic floor therapy. Pelvic floor disorders affect thousands of women and men. It’s a lifestyle condition that can be managed successfully with help from a specialist. To learn more about Naomi’s subspecialty in pelvic floor therapy, click here.
Naomi and her husband Rich have four children and a rescue dog. All of her children have also rescued dogs of their own. She enjoys spending time with her family in the outdoors hiking, camping and snowshoeing. Naomi is active in her church and leads a program for newcomers.
Brittany Kester and her mom, Naomi Harris, are both Ogden Clinic providers. But outside the office, they’re avid dog lovers with five rescued pets between them. Brittany and Naomi share what their dogs bring to their life in this Health Inspired | Life Inspired segment.
Physical therapy is usually associated with sports injuries, auto accident rehabilitation, or degenerative pain like arthritis. You may not think of childbirth as a reason to visit a physical therapist—but it is.