Virtual Symposiums

The symposium is a virtual event for PTs, PTAs, and SPTs interested in advancing their pelvic and abdominal health physical therapy knowledge. This event is organized by your national professional association, the Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy of the American Physical Therapy Association. Elevate your skills, broaden your knowledge, learn from worldwide experts, and shape the future of pelvic and abdominal health physical therapy. Don't miss this opportunity to stay at the forefront of your profession!

  • Explore cutting-edge insights and research from the comfort of your home or office.
  • Expert speakers cover diverse topics to enhance your practice and patient care.
  • Enjoy affordable education with accessible global participation.
  • Connect with professionals worldwide, expand your network, and gain exclusive access to the Learning Center for symposium resources for 6 months.

2024 Virtual Symposium

Dates will be announced in 2024.

To be published in spring or summer 2024. If you have any questions about this event, please Contact Us.

Past Symposiums

2023 Virtual Symposium

At our 4th annual symposium in September 2023, our speakers covered topics such as as pelvic cancer-related lymphedema, ultrasound imaging, gender-affirming testosterone therapy, pelvic pain, sexual function in cismen, cesarean recovery, and pelvic floor dysfunction in athletes.  

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2022 Virtual Symposium

At our 3rd annual symposium in September 2022, our speakers covered topics as the role of physical therapy in prostate cancer, polyvagal approach, intimacy in the younger male, hypopressives for postpartum care, labor and delivery nursing, dry needling, and the childbirth and postpartum community model.

  • The Expanding Role of Physical Therapy in Prostate Cancer: Pre and Rehabilitation Strategies presented by Joanne Milios, BSc, HDR, PhD
  • Polyvagal Approach to Pelvic Health presented by Michelle Lyons, PT, DPT
  • Physical Therapy and Intimacy in the Younger Male presented by Gerard Greene, MSc, MCSP, MMACP, PG Cert H Ed
  • Hypopressives for Postpartum Care, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Diastasis Recti, and Beyond presented by Tamara Rial, PhD, C-EP, CSPS, RYT-200 and Becky Keller,  PT, MSPT, PRPC, LPF-CERT
  • Pelvic Health and Labor and Delivery Nursing presented by Molly Scheumann, PT, DPT
  • Effect of Dry Needling on Exercise-Based Rehabilitation for Abdominal Pain and Weakness Post-Cesarean Section presented by Elaina Stover, PT, DPT, Board-Certified Women's Health Clinical Specialist
  • A Community Based, Comprehensive, Childbirth and Postpartum Model: Acknowledgement, Guidance, and Resolution for Women presented by Theresa Feola, PT, PRPC, Board-Certified Women's Health Clinical Specialist and Kristen Nicolosi, SPT
2021 Virtual Symposium

At our 2nd annual symposium in September 2021, our speakers covered topics as becoming a strong patient educator, hip displasia, cancer-related sexual dysfunction, cesarean and acute care rehabilitation, menopause, and increased PFM tone.

  • The Secrets to Becoming a Stronger Patient Educator in Pelvic Health presented by Karla Wente, PT, DPT, CLT
  • Hip Dysplasia: A Hidden Differential in Pelvic Health presented by Jenny LaCross PT, DPT, PhD, Board-Certified Women's Health Clinical Specialist, ATC, CLT
  • Management of Cancer-Related Sexual Dysfunction presented by Alex Hill, PT, DPT
  • Enhanced Recovery after Cesarean with Acute Care Rehabilitation presented by Rebeca Segraves PT, DPT
  • Muscles and Tendons and Menopause presented by Michelle Lyons, PT, DPT
  • Increased PFM Tone and Over activity of the PFM: Distinct and Different Conditions presented by Beth Shelly, PT, DPT, Board-Certified Women's Health Clinical Specialist, BCB-PMD
2020 Symposium

At our 1st ever annual symposium in September 2020, our speakers covered topics such as early screening for cardiac health in women, myofascial decompression, pain and pleasure, how to grow your private practice, and telemedicine.

  • Early Screening to Optimize Women’s Cardiac Health presented by Karen Litos, PT, DPT, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Women’s Health Physical Therapy and Karen Snowden, PT, DPT, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Women’s Health Physical Therapy
  • Myofascial Decompression presented by Ramona C. Horton, PT, DPT, MPT
  • Can Pleasure Lessen Pain? presented by Dee Hartman, PT, DPT and Elizabeth Woods, Sex Educator
  • How to Easily Grow Your Private Practice presented by Jessica Drummond, DCN, CNS, PT, NBC-HWC and Julie Granger, DPT, SCS, WHC
  • Can Telemedicine Vitalize Electrical Stimulation in Managing Pelvic Health Conditions? Urgency and Slow Colonic Transit presented by Sandra Gallagher, PT, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Women’s Health Physical Therapy