The Section on Women’s Health is a resource for physical therapists treating patients of all ages and many health challenges. Currently over 2,580 members utilize every facet of their physical therapy education to evaluate and treat common and complex conditions that affect women and men. Patients across the life span, from the young athlete, to the childbearing woman, to the peri-menopausal woman, to the elderly man can receive benefit from physical therapy.
If you would like to learn more about physical therapy management of women’s health concerns throughout the life cycle, including timely topics as musculoskeletal dysfunctions of pregnancy and postpartum, prenatal and postpartum exercise programs, pain management during labor and delivery, post cesarean care, incontinence, osteoporosis, fibromyalgia, the female athlete, pelvic pain diagnoses, post-mastectomy rehabilitation and lymphadema management, special concerns of menopause, and much more, then join now!
A key resource for persons not eligible for American Physical Therapy Association membership, the Partners Program offers MDs, RNs, non-U.S. based PTs, and other medical professionals access to Section on Women’s Health membership benefits.
A featured benefit includes discounts on registration for the rapidly growing Section on Women’s Health Fall Conference – this annual educational event attracts national and international lecturers speaking on crucial topics affecting practice, research, and education.
Additional Benefits Include:
- Online access to the Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy
- Access to the “members only” portion of the Section on Women’s Health website, featuring practice and reimbursement topics, tools and resources, and marketing techniques
- Discounts on registration for regional seminars and the Combined Sections Meeting preconference courses**
- Discounts on purchases made in the online store
- Quarterly updates via the Section on Women’s Health electronic newsletter
- **Registration for some educational offerings may be limited to licensed physical therapy professionals.