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Section on Women’s Health-American Physical Therapy Association (SOWH) is a professional association of over 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.

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Notice for Scheduled E-mail Server Maintenance

Between Thursday, November 30th – Friday, December 1st evening this week, the Section on Women’s Health e-mail server will be down for scheduled maintenance. The SoWH website including the online course registration pages will run as usual however you may experience a delay or disruption in receiving e-mails from the SoWH office. If you need immediate assistance or have an urgent inquiry, please visit our FAQs page, send us a message using this Contact Form or call the SoWH Office Tel. (703) 610-0224. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience. 

 Upcoming Events

2018Feb. 19SoWH Board of Directors Meeting
New Orleans, LA
2018Feb. 20Pre-CSM Session 1:
Treating the Female Athlete: A Symposium & Literature Update

New Orleans, LA
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
More Info
2018Feb. 21-2422 SoWH CSM Educational Sessions
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2018Feb. 21Pre-CSM Session 2:
Pelvic Floor Treatment of Urinary Incontinence

by Kari Bø, PT, PhD
New Orleans, LA
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
More Info
2018Feb. 222018 CSM SoWH Poster Presentations
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM 
*Women's Health | Group 1*
More Info
2018Feb. 22SoWH Board in the Bar!
New Orleans, LA
*Registration is required. Stay tuned for details!
2018Feb. 23WCS Breakfast
* Invite Only *
Stay tuned for details!
2018Feb. 23SoWH General Business Meeting & Town Hall
New Orleans Convention Center
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
* Open to all *
2018Feb. 242018 CSM SoWH Platform Presentations
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM 
More Info
2018Apr. 12018 Research Grant Applications Due
2018Jun. 27-302018 NEXT Conference & Expo
Orlando, FL
2018Aug. 28-312018 ICS
International Continence Society
Philadelphia, PA

Press Releases

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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