Journal Club Webinar

Use of a Movement System Impairment-Guided Approach in the Management of a Patient with Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder

Aired on Thursday, June 3, 2021

Based on the Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy’s Top Poster for CSM 2021, this webinar will describe the management of a patient with persistent genital arousal disorder using a movement system impairment-guided approach. The concepts of the movement system and movement diagnoses will be reviewed in the context of a patient case as a way to approach pelvic health patients. View the poster abstract by clicking here (it is the second poster abstract and on page 6 when downloaded as a PDF).


At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Understand a case example using a movement system impairment-guided approach to symptom management
  • Understand the application of a movement system examination in the context of a particular patient case
  • Understand how a movement system examination can be used to determine a movement diagnosis in the context of a particular patient case
  • Understand how a treatment plan can be developed based on a patient’s movement faults in the context of a particular patient case.

Open to PTs, PTAs, SPTs, OBGYN, and Nurses!

Moderated by Lauren Trosch, PT, DPT


Michele Strauss, PT, DPT
Board-Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
Michele Strauss received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Washington University in St. Louis in 2004.  She is board certified in Orthopedics by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties and has taken advanced coursework in pelvic health rehabilitation. She currently works for Penn Therapy & Fitness, where she treats patients with pelvic floor dysfunction and orthopedic injuries. She has a special interest in performing arts physical therapy and has worked with numerous professional dance companies during her career.  Michele is an adjunct instructor at Rutgers University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program.


The Journal Club is a member-led group sponsored by the Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy and the Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy (JWHPT). It is open to PTs, PTAs, SPTs and other medical health professionals who are interested in discussing the latest evidence and research to advance practice.

The free webinars usually take place monthly and last about one hour. The format is typically a moderated discussion with a question and answer segment to allow for real-time engagement and clinical discussion. Registration is required and recordings are sent to registrants who cannot attend live. Archives of past events can be found here.

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.