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2018 CSM | General Information


February 20-24, 2018 | New Orleans, Louisiana

The Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) focuses on programming designed by all 18 of APTA’s specialty sections. CSM 2018 will bring together thousands of physical therapy professionals from around the nation several stimulating days of exceptional programming, networking opportunities, and an exhibit hall filled with products and services in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

Missed out on this past year’s 2017 CSM in San Antonio, TX? Visit 2017 SOWH at Combined Sections Meeting – San Antonio, TX to see what we did last year!


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✪ Tues, Feb. 20

  • Pre-Conference #1
    Treating the Female Athlete: A Symposium & Literature Update
    Hilton Riverside, Royal Room
    8:00 am- 5:00 pm

✪ Wed, Feb. 21

  • Pre-Conference #2
    Pelvic Floor Treatment of Urinary Incontinence: An Evidence Update by Kari Bø
    Hilton Riverside, Royal Room
    8:00 am- 5:00 pm

✪ Thursday, Feb. 22

  • CSM 2018 Poster Presentations
    View Presentation List Here
    Location: New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
    Room: Platform Area 5
    1:00 pm – 3:00 pmSoWH Board in the Bar!
    Bourbon Vieux
    501 Bourbon St.
    New Orleans, LA 70130
    Live Entertainment & Libations!
    $25/person for Non-Members, SoWH members attend for FREE
    * Advance Registration is Required for both Non-Members AND SoWH Members *

✪ Friday, Feb. 23

✪ Saturday, Feb. 24

  • CSM 2018 Platform Presentations
    View Presentation List Here
    Location: New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
    Room: Platform Area 5





Thank You to Our Sponsors!

The Section on Women’s Health would like to extend a special thank you to our 2018 CSM corporate sponsors and advertising partners for their generous support.






Current Technology, Inc. 



Intimate Rose
Barral Institute
Pelvic Therapies, Inc
Willow Physical Therapy


SoWH Partner:



Section Pre-Conference 1: Treating the Female Athlete | A Symposium & Literature Update

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

 This symposium will cover a wide variety of topics for the female athlete including the following topics: treatment of the pregnant and postpartum athlete, treatment of the high-intensity athlete, treatment of the endurance athlete, treatment of concussions in the female athlete, and treatment of the female athlete triad and adolescent athlete…

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Section Pre-Conference 2: Pelvic Floor Treatment of Urinary Incontinence, An Evidence Update

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

This course will give the participants an overview and the latest update on evidence for topics related to physical therapy for the pelvic floor. Specifically the course will be covering evidence based on randomized controlled trials of pelvic floor muscle training of pelvic floor muscle training for pelvic organ prolapse and urgency urinary incontinence and in prevention and treatment of urinary incontinence during pregnancy and after childbirth…

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Section Educational Sessions: 21 Sessions

Wednesday-Saturday |  February 21-24, 2018

We will be featuring 21 educational sessions. Check out our full list of educational sessions!

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Section’s Annual *General Business Meeting*

6:00pm-8:00pm  |  Friday, February 23

Meeting Agenda | Open to All Members

Section’s Annual *Board at the Bar*

8:00pm – 11:30pm  |  Thursday, February 22, 2018

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Section’s Annual *WCS Breakfast*

6:30 am – 8:00 am  |  Friday, February 23, 2018

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