When I was a first year student, I was still settling into a rigorous academic program and was working as a live-in nanny to pay for my housing, so I didn’t get involved with much of anything. When I was in my second year of school, I attended NSC in Indiana, introduced myself to the Student Special Continue Reading
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When I was a college freshman and only 18 years old, I experienced severe pelvic pain that seemed to come out of nowhere. I went to gynecologists, the emergency room, countless specialists but no one could tell me what was wrong with me. Continue Reading
I had the honor of attending the National Student Conclave as the recipient of the NSC student scholarship sponsored by the Section on Women’s Health. I am a proud member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and Section on Women’s Health (SoWH) as there are many benefits to being invo Continue Reading
Physical therapists need several key statistical skills to bolster the quality of their patient care, according to Mark Bishop, PT, PhD, the new statistician of the Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy. Continue Reading
The July 1 application deadline for the Women’s Health Certification (WCS) exam is fast approaching. If you are on the fence about it, I encourage you to take the plunge and do it. If you are like I was a few years ago–a seasoned pelvic and women’s health physical therapist with absolutely no desire Continue Reading
The American Physical Therapy Association and its components are supported by countless volunteers that help deliver resources, education and opportunities to ensure we provide gold-standard care to our patients, connect us to ideas and support within our professional communities, and enable us to.. Continue Reading
Something caught me by surprise when I began working with students full-time in the academic world. I find very interesting (and awesome) how they have this inner desire to know just as much about how to be an adult, professional, wife, or mom as they want to know about classroom physical therapy co Continue Reading
Have you ever thought about how differently feminine health and hygiene are addressed around the world? Most cultures hold a taboo attitude to the discussion of various topics regarding bladder control, pain with sex or while menstruating, or proper usage of supplies during a woman’s period. Continue Reading
“To lead, or not to lead”–that is certainly a question, but is that a question that you ask yourself? Some people are natural born leaders; others learn to lead by taking a risk and surprising themselves with skills they never knew they possessed. Continue Reading
Life as Rosaleen “Rosie” Gnoffo knew it literally shattered during the delivery of her son. In labor for more than a day, and while pushing for several hours, Rosie heard and felt a crack on the second to last push. Continue Reading
In 2009, the American Board of Physical Therapist Specialties (ABPTS) administered the first Women’s Health Clinical Specialist (WCS) exam. Since then, 333 individuals have sat for the exam and passed, earning shiny new initials behind their name. While each individual has personal reasons for takin Continue Reading
To the Women’s Health Clinical Specialist (WCS) Class of 2009, it’s finally time! Thinking of doing your re-certification early? Not sure where to begin with your Professional Development Portfolio or what supporting documents you need? Continue Reading