Welcome to Section on Women’s Health
We are changing the conversation and perception about pelvic and abdominal health issues worldwide.
Section on Women’s Health-American Physical Therapy Association (SoWH) is a professional association of more than 3,000 physical therapists. 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.
We host nationwide education courses, certifications and Clinical Practice Guidelines to our members and patients. Additionally, we offer resources like a PT Locator directory, lab training in pelvic and abdominal health physical therapy, career tools, networking opportunities and access to the Journal on Women’s Health Physical Therapy with membership.
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What’s new with SoWH?
|2019||March 19-24||15% off Spring Sale
Discount code is applicable toward the following courses: Pelvic Health Physical Therapy Level 1, Level 2 Bowel Dysfunction & Level 2 Pelvic Pain, Level 3, Fundamental Topics of Pregnancy & Postpartum Physical Therapy, Advanced Topics of Pregnancy & Postpartum Physical Therapy, Considerations for Intrapartum Preparation & Support and all SoWH Home Study Modules.
|2019||March 20||CSM 2020 Denver, CO Educational Session Proposals due to the APTA|
|2019||April 1||2019 Spring Nominations Close
12:00 AM Eastern Standard Time
|2019||April 1||$10,000 Research Grant Applications are Due|
|2019||April 5-7||Considerations for Intrapartum Preparation & Support (OBI)
April 5-7, 2019
|2019||April 15||Treasurer 2020-21 Nominations are Due|
|2019||April 27-28||Physical Therapy Treatment of the Pediatric Pelvic Floor Patient: Birth to 18 Years (PED)
|2019||April 27-28||(Pre)Menopause Matters in Physical Therapy (MENO)
|2019||April 15-30||Membership Name Change Vote
closes at 11:59pm ET, April 30, 2019.
|2019||May||Name Change Vote Announcement to Membership|
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Get to know SoWH
Elizabeth Noble founded the Section on Women’s Health of the American Physical Therapy Association in 1977. Today, the scope of practice for more than 3,000 SoWH members has widened to include myriad health abdominal and pelvic concerns of women, men and children. Watch our President’s message and read more about our mission.