I love Pelvic Health PT because it is an incredibly special area of practice that emphasizes meaningful connections between therapists and patients. I am excited about empowering and educating patients about their own bodies. I also think this section of physical therapy has so much potential for gr Continue Reading
Discover inspiring journeys and stories of our members.
Learn about exceptional achievements in pelvic health as we shine the spotlight on our dedicated members, sharing their experiences, expertise, and passion to empower and educate the public about the benefits of physical therapy. If you are an Academy member, share your story with us by submitting a blog post or a shoutout! Review article guidelines here.
Welcome to the 7th ‘Meet the SSIG Members!’ The Student Special Interest Group is made up of student PTs and student PTAs from across the country – and we want to highlight them and their passion for the profession! Continue Reading
I’ve always been fascinated by the female body, and learning about the anatomy and physiology of the pelvic floor has only made me more excited to become a pelvic PT. Continue Reading
I want to shatter the stigmas and eliminate the shame around sex, the bladder and bowel, and the continuum of pregnancy. As well as protect the people who need our expertise the most. Continue Reading
I’m so excited to be the recipient of the Kimberly Seymour Scholarship Award for 2022. Though I only met Kim once, she made a big impact on my PT trajectory. During school, I volunteered as her medical model for the Academy’s PH1 lab, because she was pregnant at the time with her second child. Continue Reading
As a young adult, I struggled with pelvic pain and was told that I was crazy by many doctors. It wasn’t until I found a pelvic floor therapist that I felt seen and heard and started to heal. After having kids, I became even more of an advocate for pelvic floor therapy, and decided to become one myse Continue Reading
I first discovered pelvic health physical therapy through shadowing a family friend who is a pelvic PT. I immediately fell in love with the profession and everything that pelvic PTs stand for. Continue Reading
The Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy is thrilled to welcome Audrey Brown, SPT and Kayla Koren, SPT to the Digital Media Committee! Continue Reading
Through being active as a member, I have connected with several students from around the country who have similar interests. At CSM this year we were able to meet up in person for the first time, and it felt like we had known each other for many years. Continue Reading
Prior to the fall semester of my first year in the DPT program at UW-Madison, pelvic floor physical therapy (PT) didn’t exist to me. The most I knew about women’s issues postpartum was from the Facebook posts of my childhood neighbor... Continue Reading
At my OBGYN appointment, I had to advocate for myself to receive a referral to OP Pelvic Health PT. I thought about all the mothers who didn’t know to ask. I ended up having to pay out of pocket for the majority of my recovery expenses. I thought about all those who couldn’t afford this necessary Continue Reading
The growing profession of pelvic floor physical therapy has attracted clinicians with a wide variety of backgrounds. In today’s episode we meet with 4 pelvic floor PTs who took different avenues to join the practice. Ebony Carothers, Natalia Susul, Aimee Clements and Christine Klein discuss their un Continue Reading