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 anyone with conditions such as incontinence, pelvic pain, oncology recovery, sexual dysfunction, osteoporosis, post-childbirth recovery, athletic injury, and more. SOWH benefits include a subscription to the print and expanded digital issues of the Journal on Women’s Health Physical Therapy, listing in the PT Locator directory, discounted continuing education and products, discounted certification courses, Clinical Practice Guidelines, career resources, and community.

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

2018April 14-15PH2 Course
*Bowel Dysfunction*
Portland, OR
Info & Registration
2018May 12018 SoWH Elections Open
2018May 312018 SoWH Elections Close
2018June 52018 SoWH Elections Results are Announced
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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