Introducing the people behind #JWHPT. Meet Rebecca Reisch, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, one of our esteemed associate editors for the Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy (Based in Portland, OR). 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.
As a student, I wanted to get involved in the Academy (Section of Women’s Health at the time), but I also wanted to learn more about the current research in Women’s Health. Since a lot of programs have limited information on women’s health and how to treat patients with pelvic floor dysfunction, I s Continue Reading
Introducing the people behind #JWHPT. Meet Ellen Meisner, one of our social media committee contributors (Based in New Richmond, WI). Continue Reading
I believe the science of Women’s Health Physical Therapy needs to continue to grow and be recognized at a higher level in the medical community. I believe physical therapists should be the ones designing and doing research on physical therapy, not medical teams who do not have a full understanding o Continue Reading
I have been a physical therapist for 30 years. I began my career as an orthopedic clinical specialist but have spent the past 20 years focusing on the care of women and men with pelvic floor dysfunction and also pre- and post-partum care. Continue Reading
Thank you all for submitting questions pertaining to our recent blog post: Biofeedback and Dry Needling Code Update. Below are answers to many of your asked questions. if you have any additional questions, please do reach out to the Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy’s Director of Practice. Continue Reading
Meet Snigdha Mehta, Chief Physiotherapist, at Snigdha Mehta’s Physiotherapy Centre in Mumbai, India. I’ve been working as a Physical Therapist (PT) for the last 30 years in a private practice with a focus on orthopedics and women’s health in Mumbai, India. Continue Reading
Every year, a group of graduating physical therapy students from Creighton University travel to the Dominican Republic (DR) to provide physical therapy services through the Institute for Latin American Concern (ILAC) in a variety of clinical settings, like hospitals, outpatient facilities, an orphan Continue Reading
My name is Carolyn Yates. I pursued a career in physical therapy because I thoroughly enjoy helping other people. I consider myself a natural caregiver and physical therapy was an easy decision. Continue Reading
I plan to practice in women’s health PT in the future and plan to use the Pelvic Health Physical Therapy Level 1 course and the Fundamental Topics of Pregnancy & Postpartum course in order to broaden my evaluation of my patient’s pelvic floor muscles and therefore get them back to their desired... Continue Reading
Pelvic health physical therapy can be a difficult topic for many people to discuss. It can be embarrassing, confusing, and even painful. Society tends to discourage discussion of these topics, causing confusion and lack of awareness regarding what is or is not normal. Continue Reading
Imagine walking in from the rain and the cold, through a set of double doors and seeing a wave of people coming in and going out; individuals whizzing by you as they make their way to their designated location and having crowds of really smart and cool people all around you. Continue Reading