Dedicated to Improving Pelvic and Abdominal Health Globally

 

We are changing the conversation and perception about pelvic and abdominal health issues worldwide.

Section on Women’s Health-American Physical Therapy Association (SoWH) is a professional association of more than 3,000 physical therapists. 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.

We host nationwide education courses, certifications and Clinical Practice Guidelines to our members and patients. Additionally, we offer resources like a PT Locator directory, lab training in pelvic and abdominal health physical therapy, career tools, networking opportunities and access to the Journal on Women’s Health Physical Therapy with membership.

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What’s new with SoWH?

YearDatesEvent
2018Aug. 28-31, 20192018 ICS
International Continence Society
Philadelphia, PA
2018Oct. 11-13, 20182018 National Student Conclave

Portland, OR

2019Jan 3-26, 20192019 Combined Sections Meeting

Washington, D.C.

Our latest news

YearRelease
2018June 5 || SoWH Announces Slate Of 2019 Board Directors and Leaders
2017Sep 29 || Section on Women's Health Office Staff Announcement
2017Sep 18 || Section on Women's Health to attend Women in Physical Therapy Summit in NYC
2017Aug 1 || Section on Women's Health Appoints Lori Mize, PT, DPT, WCS to the Vice President Position 2018-2019
2017July 5 || New Guideline on Pelvic Girdle Pain During Pregnancy -JWHPT presents Evidence-Based Recommendations
2017June 30 || Section on Women’s Health Selects Tamela Blalock, MBA, CMP, DES as Executive Director
2017June 20 || 2017 $10,000 SOWH Grant Awarded for Pelvic Health and Incontinence Research
2017June 5 || 2017 Section on Women’s Health-APTA Election Results Announcement
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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Get to know SoWH

Elizabeth Noble founded the Section on Women’s Health of the American Physical Therapy Association in 1977. Today, the scope of practice for more than 3,000 Section members has widened to include myriad health abdominal and pelvic concerns of women, men, and children. Watch our President’s message and read more about our mission.

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