Journal Club Webinar

COVID-19 and Possible Effects on Bowel, Bladder, Pelvic Floor

As therapists navigate the uncharted territory of treating patients recovering from COVID-19, there are a variety of systemic concerns for which to screen. This 1 hour, 30 minutes-long webinar and Q&A will explore some of the potential bowel bladder and sexual functioning issues that these patients face during their recovery and beyond.

Originally streamed from on July 29, 2020.

Disclaimer: The JWHPT promotes scholarly discussion and clinical dissemination of best available evidence; Journal Club presenter’s are responsible for the accuracy of the content. Ideas and opinions expressed may not be those of the Academy of Pelvic Health and JWHPT.


Carina Siracusa, PT, DPT, Board-Certified Women’s Health Clinical Specialist, practices with Ohio Health in Columbus, Ohio where she is a pelvic floor therapist and the program coordinator for the oncology rehabilitation team. She also works closely with the OhioHealth Neuroscience tower where she heads up the wheelchair clinic as well as the neuroincontinence program. She served as the CAPP Pelvic Committee Chair from 2011-2015. She has been teaching for the Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy for over 7 years. She authored and teaches the course titled “Pediatric pelvic floor: Birth to 18 years”.

Co-Presenter: Amelia Gray, PT, DPT, Women’s Health Physical Therapy Resident at OhioHealth.