Dedicated to the Improvement of Women's and Men's Health Globally


Section on Women’s Health-American Physical Therapy Association (SOWH) is a professional association of nearly 3,000 physical therapists treating patients with pelvic and abdominal health issues worldwide. Members provide the latest evidence-based physical therapy services to everyone from childbearing women to peri-menopausal mothers, young athletes to men with incontinence or other pelvic health complications. In addition to top-quality continuing education, certification, and Clinical Practice Guidelines, the Section provides the Journal on Women’s Health Physical Therapy, PT Locator directory, lab training in pelvic and abdominal health physical therapy, career resources, and networking.

VOTING FOR FIVE POSITIONS ON THE SOWH BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND NOMINATING COMMITTEE IS OPEN UNTIL MIDNIGHT EASTERN STANDARD TIME ON MAY 31! Current SOWH members who are physical therapists and physical therapist assistants are qualified to vote. Read candidate statements and make your choices known by voting today!

 Upcoming Events

2017May 1-31SOWH Board Elections
2017June 10-11Simplifying Sacroiliac Dysfunction
San Diego, California
2017June 21-24NEXT Conference & Exposition
Boston, Massachussetts
2017Sept.12-15International Continence Society Annual Meeting (ICS)
Florence, Italy
2017Oct.19-21National Student Conclave (NSC)
Portland, Oregon
2018Feb. 19-20SOWH CSM Pre-Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana
2018Feb. 21-24APTA Combined Sections Meeting
New Orleans, Louisiana


Press Releases

2017May 25 || Section on Women’s Health and SmartBrief Launch News Service
2017April 28 || Message to SOWH Members from Interel + AMG (your association management company)
2017April 4 || SOWH Honors Outstanding Volunteers for 2017
2017April 3 || SOWH Announces 2017 Education Awards
2017Jan 12 || Section on Women’s Health Honors Two Research Scholars
2016Nov 12 || World-Renowned Pain Expert Peter O’Sullivan to Lead SOWH 2017 Pre-CSM Course
2016Nov 10 || SOWH Offers Record Range of Education on Pelvic and Abdominal Physical Therapy at 2017 APTA Combined Sections Meeting

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