Sophie Mench, DPT

Sophie received her doctorate in physical therapy as well as a bachelor of science in nutrition and food science from the University of Vermont.

Her interests lie in orthopedic and neurological rehab as well as dance medicine. She had a wonderful opportunity to train under Vanessa Muncrief, chief physical therapist at Ballet Austin, where she became proficient in evaluating and treating dance related injuries. As a former dancer, she is looking forward to continuing her training in this field. Sophie also participated in a manual therapy collaboration in Queensland, Australia where she was able to learn from some of the best physical therapists in the world. She brings those skills and a strong passion for manual therapy to her practice.

Sophie’s treatment approach focuses on the whole body and includes an in-depth analysis of movement patterns to identify and treat imbalances. An individualized plan of care is established for each patient that encompasses evidence-based practices and includes patient-specific functional goals.

Sophie is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Orthopedic Section as well as the International Association for Dance Medicine and Science (IADMS).

In her free time, she enjoys running, playing tennis, traveling and cooking.

Contact Sophie:

"Sophie is an extremely professional, knowledgeable, and motivating therapist. I had a somewhat uncommon and complicated situation with multiple ankle, foot and heel injuries and needed PT 2-3 times a week. She combined known treatments and new techniques and kept me motivated and positive during a time when it is very easy to get discouraged. I saw progress quickly and looked forward to going to therapy. I highly recommend Sophie as a PT!" ~ Khara J.


Injury Screening for Dancers

Dance medicine involves the evaluation and treatment of dance related injuries. A large focus is placed on injury prevention and a safe return to dance post-rehabilitation. Physical therapy services include biomechanical analysis of technique, flexibility, strength and fitness level in order to determine the most appropriate plan of care. Take this questionnaire to see if dance-specific PT might benefit you.