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Uncover the latest advancements, evidence-based research, and clinical practice guidelines in women's and pelvic health physical therapy published in the Journal of Women's and Pelvic Health Physical Therapy and explore current research studies and other research opportunities and resources.

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Become an Integral Part of JWPHPT as an Associate Editor!
Become an Integral Part of JWPHPT as an Associate Editor!

We are actively seeking an Associate Editor to contribute to the advancement of Women’s & Pelvic Health Physical Therapy. Continue Reading

Postedby Cynthia Michelle Chiarello
Date posted01/16/2024


Exclusive Member Discount on a 12-Month Subscription of 'Urogynecology'
Exclusive Member Discount on a 12-Month Subscription of 'Urogynecology'

Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy members get exclusive discounted access to 'Urogynecology', the official journal of the American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS). Learn more. Continue Reading

Date posted12/14/2023


Elevate Pelvic & Women’s Health Evidence | Upcoming Live Q&A with JWPHPT Editors | Boston, MA
Elevate Pelvic & Women’s Health Evidence | Upcoming Live Q&A with JWPHPT Editors | Boston, MA

Join us on Friday, February 16 from 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM at CSM 2024 Boston, MA for a live Q&A with JWPHPT Editors. Don't miss this one-of-a-kind opportunity to connect with the faces behind the journal and get involved in advancing pelvic health evidence. Continue Reading

Postedby Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy
Date posted11/27/2023


Join a CPG Work Group to Revise CPG Pelvic Girdle Pain in the Antepartum Population
Join a CPG Work Group to Revise CPG Pelvic Girdle Pain in the Antepartum Population

The Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy and the Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy are seeking members to join a CPG Work Group to revise the Clinical Practice Guideline titled, “Pelvic Girdle Pain in the Antepartum Population” (originally published in 2017). Continue Reading

Date posted11/8/2023


Meet the New JWPHPT Digital Media Editor, Jessica McNally, PT, DPT, 200 RYT
Meet the New JWPHPT Digital Media Editor, Jessica McNally, PT, DPT, 200 RYT

Jessica McNally, PT, DPT, 200 RYT has been passionate about pelvic and women's health care since physical therapy school. She attended the University of Miami and graduated with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2020. Jessica is the owner of Jessica McNally Physical Therapy and Yoga LLC in Morris Continue Reading

Postedby Cynthia Michelle Chiarello
Date posted10/27/2023


Introducing new CPG in JWPHPT Volume 47, Issue 4
Introducing new CPG in JWPHPT Volume 47, Issue 4

Drs. McAuley, Mahoney, and Austin spearhead this edition with the highly anticipated Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG), skillfully distilling clinically pertinent evidence regarding urgent urinary incontinence and urinary frequency in adult women. Continue Reading

Postedby Cynthia Michelle Chiarello
Date posted10/18/2023


New Associate Editor at JWPHPT
New Associate Editor at JWPHPT

The JWPHPT editorial team welcomes our new Associate Editor, Tammy Roehling, PT, DPT, PhD. Continue Reading

Postedby Cynthia Michelle Chiarello
Date posted08/1/2023


$40,000 Pelvic Health Research Grant
$40,000 Pelvic Health Research Grant

The Foundation is offering a $40,000 Pelvic Health Research Grant closely aligned with the research priorities of APTA Pelvic Health. This grant is generously supported through the Research Excellence in Pelvic Health Physical Therapy Fund. Apply by August 2, 2023! Continue Reading

Date posted06/5/2023


Faculty at The College of St. Scholastica are seeking help from DPT and PTA educators!
Faculty at The College of St. Scholastica are seeking help from DPT and PTA educators!

Do you teach in a CAPTE-accredited or developing program as faculty or as a guest speaker? If you do, please consider participating in a study investigating the specific lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning or queer, intersex, asexual... Continue Reading

Date posted01/27/2023


Movement Impairments in Women with and without Urinary Urgency/Frequency
Movement Impairments in Women with and without Urinary Urgency/Frequency

It is standard practice to assess the function of the pelvic floor muscles when evaluating patients with urinary urgency and frequency. But should we be looking beyond the pelvic floor muscles at movements and postures of the spine, hip, and pelvis?  Continue Reading

Date posted12/21/2022


How do we define pelvic health?
How do we define pelvic health?

“The answer is simple, there are so many aspects of women’s health that extend well beyond the pelvis.  I wanted to maintain the journal’s vast landscape on all aspects of women’s health physical therapy (PT) while extending its reach to include pelvic health for everyone.” Continue Reading

Postedby Cynthia Michelle Chiarello
Date posted12/20/2022


JWPHPT Volume 46, Issue 4 Highlights
JWPHPT Volume 46, Issue 4 Highlights

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.  Continue Reading

Postedby Cynthia Michelle Chiarello
Date posted11/16/2022