For the first time, USA Weightlifting is actively getting involved in educating their coaches and lifters about pelvic health. On Thursday, December 6, Tamra Wroblesky gave an hour and a half interactive seminar to coaches and lifters about pelvic health, pressure regulation, hip and thoracic mobili Continue Reading
Where physical therapy intersects with other disciplines in patient care.
Here, we explore the collaborative efforts and shared expertise between physical therapists and other healthcare providers, aiming to provide comprehensive and holistic approaches to improving patient well-being and access to healthcare.
Yumie Ikeda is an obstetrician and gynecologist who specializes in women’s health. She sees many patients in her line of work who have health problems associated with menstruation and menopause, many of which also have chronic pelvic pain. Dr. Ikeda was invited to participate in... Continue Reading
The most important lesson physical therapists can take away from the Section on Women’s Health’s new video course on “Urogynecological Clinical Evaluation and Treatments” is to “to understand the variety of assessment and office procedures,” says creator Daniel Gruber, MS, MD, FACOG, FPMRS, Lt Col, Continue Reading
Mrs. “B” is a 77-year-old woman with a history of urethral gland cancer 23 years ago that was treated with chemotherapy and radiation. She had been screened yearly by an oncologist for colon cancer and has remained cancer-free. However, she has not been receiving yearly gynecologic exams due to her Continue Reading
Investigate your implicit bias. Taking an honest and realistic inventory of your personal bias toward members of the LGBTQ community can be profoundly informative, allowing you to recognize the potential impact on your patient’s experience. As extensive research has shown, the implicit bias of medic Continue Reading
Before I started working and treating individuals in the transgender community, I knew I had to take the time to understand and learn their history and the challenges that plagued their community. It was through this work that I was able to recognize the overlooked privilege that I quietly benefited Continue Reading