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  • Pelvic Health Bill Introduced in House of Representatives
    Thanks to the hard work of the Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy’s Pre-Natal & 4th Trimester Legislative Task Force and APTA advocates, legislation addressing pelvic health physical therapy was introduced in the House of Representatives (H.R. 8181) by Congresswomen Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) and Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE). Pelvic health physical therapy is a...
  • Official Statement from the Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy
      Dear Academy Members, The Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy is deeply concerned by the actions of SCOTUS on Friday and the profound impact it will have on millions of women. We support the rights of all humans to receive access to safe reproductive healthcare and will continue to support our members and the...
  • VOLUME 46 – ISSUE 2 HIGHLIGHTS
    VOLUME 46 – ISSUE 2 HIGHLIGHTS JWHPT is pleased to present articles designated for our Fourth Trimester Special Issue which could not be included solely due to page limitations. These post-partum articles could have just as easily appeared in the special issue, and we will present more articles destined for the Fourth Trimester in the...
  • Participate in a Study: Antenatal Perineal Massage (APM) Practice Survey for Physical Therapists
    Survey Title: Antenatal Perineal Massage (APM) Practice Survey for Physical Therapists Open to: APTA Pelvic Health Members who are a Licensed Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, or hold a PhD or WCS can take this survey. Survey Deadline: June 30, 2022 at 11:50 PM ET. The purpose of this study is to gain insight into...
  • An SPT’s Journey To Pelvic Health Therapy
    I have always had an interest in the intersections of health and fitness, as I am sure is a thread with many a physical therapist. Coupled with my vague desire to “help” people, it seemed appropriate (if not all-too-predictable) to begin my undergraduate career with intent for physical therapy. However, through my university career progression,...
  • Meet the SSIG Members!
    Welcome to the 9th ‘Meet the SSIG Members!’ The Student Special Interest Group is made up of student PTs and student PTAs from across the country – and we want to highlight them and their passion for the profession! ‘Meet the SSIG Members’ has the purpose of connecting students interested in pelvic and women’s health...
  • Meet the SSIG Members!
    Welcome to the 8th ‘Meet the SSIG Members!’ The Student Special Interest Group is made up of student PTs and student PTAs from across the country – and we want to highlight them and their passion for the profession! ‘Meet the SSIG Members’ has the purpose of connecting students interested in pelvic and women’s health...
  • Part 3 – Prostatectomy: Rehabilitation Assessment and Treatment Considerations
    Part 2 – Rehabilitation Assessment and Treatment Considerations Recovery from a radical prostatectomy is a considerable challenge for many men. Treatment is multidisciplinary, typically primarily through the urologist with medications and the physical therapist with physical interventions. This article provides basic guidelines for the rehabilitation process. As with all patients, obtaining the baseline is essential....
  • Meet the SSIG Members!
    Welcome to the 7th ‘Meet the SSIG Members!’ The Student Special Interest Group is made up of student PTs and student PTAs from across the country – and we want to highlight them and their passion for the profession! ‘Meet the SSIG Members’ has the purpose of connecting students interested in pelvic and women’s health...
  • Meet the SSIG Members!
    Welcome to the 6th ‘Meet the SSIG Members!’ The Student Special Interest Group is made up of student PTs and student PTAs from across the country – and we want to highlight them and their passion for the profession! ‘Meet the SSIG Members’ has the purpose of connecting students interested in pelvic and women’s health...
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