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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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JWPHPT Call for Papers | Overactive Bladder & Beyond Unraveling Bladder Pain & Dysfunction
JWPHPT Call for Papers | Overactive Bladder & Beyond Unraveling Bladder Pain & Dysfunction

JWPHPT welcomes original research, including systematic reviews and meta-analyses, case reports, and clinical commentary articles. This special issue will focus on research in overactive bladder syndrome, interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome, relationships between bladder dysfunction and.. Continue Reading

Postedby Cynthia Michelle Chiarello
Date posted06/11/2024


JWPHPT Welcomes Dr. Shefali Christopher as New Associate Editor
JWPHPT Welcomes Dr. Shefali Christopher as New Associate Editor

Shefali Christopher PT, DPT, PhD, LAT, ATC serves as the director of admissions and is a core faculty member of the Tufts DPT Seattle program. Continue Reading

Postedby Cynthia Michelle Chiarello
Date posted04/26/2024


$40,000 Pelvic Health Research Grant Applications Due on July 31, 2024
$40,000 Pelvic Health Research Grant Applications Due on July 31, 2024

Consider applying for the Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy's $40,000 Pelvic Heatlh Research Grant through the Foundation of Physical Theray Research. The application window opens April 9, 2024 and closes July 31, 2024. These dates are subject to change. Please be sure to check the FPTR webs Continue Reading

Date posted04/9/2024


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