JWPHPT Volume 46, Issue 4 Highlights

Posted By: Cynthia Michelle Chiarello Research & Knowledge,


This issue contains an array of issues important to pelvic health physical therapists representing a variety of practice. 

To investigate the mechanical effects of postural behavior, Dr Danna-dos-Santos and colleagues simulated third trimester weight in nonpregnant people finding changes in mediolateral body sway upon removal of the additional weight. [𝗳𝗿𝗲𝗲 𝗮𝗰𝗰𝗲𝘀𝘀]

In a clinical commentary, Dr Wood and associates discuss the expanding role of pelvic health physical therapists in treating individuals with disorders of gut brain interaction.

Ms McMeans heads up a group presenting a case report on physical therapy for postpartum breastfeeding complications, clogged milk ducts, and mastitis

Dr Volpe reports a case describing physical therapy for pelvic floor muscle dysfunction and pain following placement, use, and removal of an intrauterine device.

In a phenomenological qualitative study of women with chronic pelvic pain, Dr Kays revealed components of patient-provider interactions, which contribute to emotional burden, interfere with trust and communication, and impact of diagnosis and treatment.

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