Dr. Tabitha Harder

Women’s Health Physical Therapist and Orthopedic Specialist

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Dr. Tabitha Harder is a Women’s Health Physical Therapist and Orthopedic Specialist in Brentwood, Tennessee.  She received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy Degree from The University of Tennessee in 2004.  She is a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist with the American Physical Therapy Association and is trained in Obstetrics and Postpartum Physical Therapy.  She is an advocate for Women’s Health and has a private practice in Brentwood, Tennessee where she provides prenatal and postpartum care for women.  

Tabitha is also a pastor’s wife and mother of four. She is married to Mike Harder, a pastor of Brentwood Baptist Church. They have four children: Abigail, Violet, Georgia, and Josiah.  Tabitha is active in her local church and serves in various roles. As an adoptive mom, Tabitha values community and support for other foster and adoptive families.  She is honored to support women, families, and vulnerable children in the Middle Tennessee area as a member of the foster and adoption ministry team at Brentwood Baptist Church. Tabitha is also a special needs “Embrace Buddy” where she volunteers with her oldest daughter on Sunday mornings.  They enjoy serving together and being part of a ministry that meets the unique needs of individuals and families impacted by disability.

In this episode, Dr. Harder discusses:

  • What she does every day in her job as a physical therapist to improve healthcare for women in all life stages: prenatal, postpartum, and peri-menopausal  
  • Her passion for educating women on their body’s health and seeing the intentionality and design God intended when He created the human body
  • How and why she transitioned to form her own private PT practice and the benefits she has seen by doing that
  • How she images God as a physical therapist
  • How as a pastor’s wife, she views her calling in secular work
  • How she navigates being an “influencer” on social media and how she has seen God use Instagram to serve women across the world