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Section on Women’s Health Offers Record Range of Education on Pelvic and Abdominal Physical Therapy at 2017 APTA Combined Sections Meeting

Posted on: November 10th, 2016 by Kristin Clarke No Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 10, 2016

CONTACTS: Christina Holladay, SOWH Director of Communications, [email protected]

Sandy Hilton, SOWH Director of Programming, [email protected]

Kristin Clarke, Executive Director, 571-344-5422, E[email protected]

Section on Women’s Health Offers Record Range of Education on Pelvic and Abdominal Physical Therapy at 2017 APTA Combined Sections Meeting

McLean, VA: The Section on Women’s Health has scheduled a record 26 education sessions, 1 research platform, and 1 research session with 26 posters during the 2017 Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association February 15-18 in San Antonio, Texas.

The conference is expected to draw more than 11,000 physical therapists in 18 specialties for networking, education, and business meetings.

In addition, SOWH is offering a two-day pre-conference session with internationally renowned movement and pain expert Professor Peter O’Sullivan. Professor O’Sullivan has an extensive body of evidence around the treatment of low back and pelvic pain, working closely with pelvic health physiotherapists in Perth, Australia.

SOWH is an education-focused professional association of nearly 3,000 physical therapy professionals and students focused on pelvic and abdominal health, as well as other men’s and women’s health issues.

“Please join us in San Antonio for a chance to see the breadth and depth of talent within the Section’s members and our colleagues,” says SOWH Director of Programming Sandy Hilton, PT, DPT, MS. “We are pleased to be bringing Professor Peter O’Sullivan and a variety of topics, including keeping people on their bikes, men in pelvic health, and the complexities of human sexuality.”

A full list of the 300 presentations scheduled for CSM 2017 can be viewed at http://bit.ly/2dx8fmy.

Registration for CSM has opened, and early-bird discounts run until November 3. To register, go to www.apta.org/CSM/Registration.

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The Section on Women’s Health-American Physical Therapy Association (SOWH) is a professional membership association of nearly 3,000 physical therapists treating patients across the life span and around the globe. Members provide the latest evidence-based physical therapy services to everyone, including LGBTQ populations, young athletes, childbearing women, peri-menopausal mothers, and men with pelvic health complications. In addition to providing top-quality continuing education, the Section provides networking opportunities, access to peer-reviewed research, inclusion in a PT Locator directory, and lab training. Learn more at www.womenshealthapta.org.

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