Journal of Women's Health Physical Therapy– Peer reviewed Journal
Communication and Networking Opportunities
Our Web site – www.womenshealthapta.org
State and Regional Representative Network—individuals in each state act as resource for the Section's issues and activities.
CSM – General Business Meeting and "Your Turn to Speak Up."
e-NOTES: electronic update on Section news sent to all members periodically.
Voice in the Women's Health field
Your Section delegate speaks on behalf of your interests at the APTA House of Delegates.
Director of Practice represents the interest of women's health and provides legislative support.
Reduced rates on Education Programs
Regional courses – 16+ per year on obstetrical, postpartum issues, incontinence, pelvic pain, visceral manipulation and other topics
Pre-Conference courses at CSM Home study courses
Reduced rates on Resource Items:
Gynecologic Manual, home study courses, brochures, and much more!
Be a committee chair, state representative or an elected officer to the Board of Directors.
Mentored Volunteer Program
We will help you succeed as a volunteer with an excellent orientation and mentoring program
Recognition of Research and Clinical Excellence through Awards Program
Poster or Platform abstract Section members are eligible to have their poster/platform abstract be considered for presentation at CSM.
Elizabeth Noble Award The Elizabeth Noble Award is the Section's highest honor, and is given to a person or institution providing extraordinary and exemplary service to the field of physical therapy for women, or to the Section. The award may be, but is not necessarily, presented on an annual basis.
Award: Plaque Award: $100-500
... And So Much More
Joining the Section
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!