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Supercharging the Pelvis with Female Weightlifters
Supercharging the Pelvis with Female Weightlifters

On August 9th, I gave my “Supercharge Your Pelvis” talk to the inaugural All Women’s Weightlifting Camp in Las Vegas. I was invited by USA Weightlifting to come and speak about pelvic health and physical therapy targeted towards female weightlifters. Continue Reading

Date posted08/14/2018


USA Weightlifting’s Increased Involvement in Educating their Coaches and Lifters about Pelvic Health
USA Weightlifting’s Increased Involvement in Educating their Coaches and Lifters about Pelvic Health

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

Date posted12/12/2017


Perspective on Women’s Health PT Services in Japan by Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Dr. Yumie Ikeda
Perspective on Women’s Health PT Services in Japan by Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Dr. Yumie Ikeda

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

Date posted11/29/2017


Exploring the Basics of Urogynecological Evaluation and Treatments: A Talk with the Doc
Exploring the Basics of Urogynecological Evaluation and Treatments: A Talk with the Doc

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

Date posted06/5/2017


Women’s and Men’s Physical Therapists Help Cancer Patients – But Do They Know This?
Women’s and Men’s Physical Therapists Help Cancer Patients – But Do They Know This?

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

Postedby Mary Jane (MJ) Strauhal
Date posted10/12/2016


Part 2 - Culture Map Series: An Introduction to Transgender Health & Related PT Service
Part 2 - Culture Map Series: An Introduction to Transgender Health & Related PT Service

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

Postedby Uchenna Cynthia-Awelle Ossai
Date posted08/10/2016


Part 1 - Culture Map Series: An Introduction to Transgender Health
Part 1 - Culture Map Series: An Introduction to Transgender Health

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

Postedby Uchenna Cynthia-Awelle Ossai
Date posted08/10/2016