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My Pelvic Health Journey
My Pelvic Health Journey

Pelvic health physical therapy has left a lasting impression on me as I navigated through working as a tech, the application process, graduate school, and now clinical rotations. Continue Reading

Postedby Teah J. Matthews
Date posted01/4/2024


Reflections of Gratitude
Reflections of Gratitude

I cannot begin to talk about my journey into pelvic health physical therapy without first thanking all of the teachers, clinicians, and patients who have helped me and many other therapists step into the role of pelvic health PT skillfully and confidently. Continue Reading

Postedby Stephanie Accalia
Date posted01/3/2024


Wow, you look like me! - The Need To Increase Diversity In The Field of Physical Therapy
Wow, you look like me! - The Need To Increase Diversity In The Field of Physical Therapy

Exploring the scarcity of Black representation in physical therapy reveals a critical need for diversity in this field. From limited educational access to financial barriers, addressing these challenges not only enhances inclusivity but also significantly improves patient care and overall community Continue Reading

Postedby Kierra Washington
Date posted12/7/2023


My Journey In Pelvic Health as a Student Physical Therapist
My Journey In Pelvic Health as a Student Physical Therapist

Doris describes her journey in pelvic health as a student physical therapist and an international student from China. Continue Reading

Postedby Yuhang Cai
Date posted12/6/2023


Guiding the Journey: A Comprehensive Exploration of Postpartum Recovery for Physical Therapists
Guiding the Journey: A Comprehensive Exploration of Postpartum Recovery for Physical Therapists

Dive into the depths of postpartum recovery with Khushali Trivedi, PT, DPT, MS, as she unveils a unique perspective, blending expertise and empathy to empower physical Therapists and mothers on their path to healing and wellness. Continue Reading

Postedby Khushali Harishbhai Trivedi
Date posted12/5/2023


Starting My Journey Towards Pelvic Health Advocacy
Starting My Journey Towards Pelvic Health Advocacy

Read this perspective about Marisa's early experience in the pelvic health setting and how she wanted to improve their community's awareness of incontinence. Continue Reading

Postedby Marisa S. Meredith
Date posted12/5/2023


Changing the Narrative
Changing the Narrative

I began talking more with my mom friends and saw them struggling with urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, low back and hip pain, and other pelvic floor dysfunctions. Many people, including myself, suffered in silence. They were unaware that effective treatments and support were available. I Continue Reading

Postedby Margaret L. Mason
Date posted11/21/2023


How I Became a Physical Therapist
How I Became a Physical Therapist

Want to know why I became a pelvic PT? It’s a combination of reasons. I’ve always had a passion for health, fitness and sports. At a young age, I competitively swam, dove and danced. In school my favorite class was PE! And one of my first purchases as a teenager was my very own... Continue Reading

Postedby Brita Halvorson Allgyer
Date posted11/2/2023


Early Professional Pelvic Health Practice - Getting a Head Start
Early Professional Pelvic Health Practice - Getting a Head Start

Taking the Pelvic Health courses offered through the Academy have helped me to become a more confident clinician even in my early years of practice. I highly recommend getting involved! Continue Reading

Postedby Amanda N. Clarke
Date posted11/1/2023


My Pelvic Health Journey From Residency to Now
My Pelvic Health Journey From Residency to Now

By going the residency route, my career has opened up to many possibilities I didn't think were feasible until now. Continue Reading

Postedby Rachael Nevsimal
Date posted10/20/2023


Salud Pélvica, Sin Pena: A Call for Culturally Sensitive Pelvic Health Care
Salud Pélvica, Sin Pena: A Call for Culturally Sensitive Pelvic Health Care

Breaking the silence on pelvic health within Spanish-speaking communities demands collective action, addressing cultural barriers, and fostering open dialogues to empower future generations to celebrate their bodies without the weight of unspoken taboos. Continue Reading

Postedby Ixel Garcia
Date posted10/19/2023


My Journey with Pelvic Health
My Journey with Pelvic Health

I was introduced to pelvic health physical therapy when I worked as a tech. What a great opportunity it was to discover what pelvic health was all about before starting graduate school. Continue Reading

Postedby Chelsey Henry
Date posted10/4/2023