now called Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy

Events & Conferences

CSM 2020

2020 APTA Combined Sections Meeting (CSM)

📅  February 12-15, 2020 | Denver, CO

Join 13,000+ attendees from 30+ countries in Denver, Colorado, for APTA’s Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) 2020. Experience 350+ specialty-specific sessions, 50+ preconference programs, and over 1,000 poster presentations.

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Physical Therapy in Gender-Affirming Care: Transgender Health

📅  October 19-20, 2019 | Oakland, CA

This 2-day lecture style and class activity course is aimed at teaching physical therapist who already have skills in pelvic physical therapy how to expand those skills into working with people of all gender identities regarding medical or surgical aspects of transition. It would also be appropriate for any physical therapist who has an interest in better serving people who are gender diverse. There will be particular education regarding gender affirming genital surgeries as well as discussion of other gender affirming surgeries and medical interventions that people transitioning might choose.

Registration is now open! Early-bird rates expire September 19, 2019.

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Pelvic Floor Intervention Strategies for Urogenital and Breast Cancer Rehabilitation

📅 November 15, 2019 | St. Louis, MO

According to the American Cancer Society, more than 14 million Americans with a previous cancer diagnosis are living in the United States. That number is expected to grow to nearly 19 million by 2024. People are living longer after a cancer diagnosis because of advances in early detection and treatment. About two out of every three people diagnosed with cancer are expected to live at least five years after diagnosis. Cancer survivors often face physical, emotional, and psychosocial challenges as a result of their cancer diagnosis and treatment. Pelvic physical therapists play an important role in the multidisciplinary treatment of the long-term sequelae of intervention for urogenital cancers.. Learn more

Registration is now open! Early-bird rates expire October 15, 2019.

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Pelvic Floor Implications for the Running Athlete

📅  November 16-17, 2019 | Portland, OR

Running is a complex biomechanical process which can be derailed by pelvic floor dysfunction. Conversely, the impact of running can result in pelvic floor dysfunction and injury to the pelvic floor muscles. Runners have unique physical, nutritional, and psychological needs that require special attention from pelvic floor physical therapists. Additionally, runners often present to orthopedic specialists with knee and hip injuries that do not resolve as expected due to the presence of pelvic floor impairments that are missed by orthopedic physical therapists. Pelvic floor practitioners can provide necessary physical therapy treatment to address issues for runners and work in tandem with orthopedic colleagues for optimal rehabilitation of runners with pelvic floor dysfunction.

Registration is now open! Early-bird rates expire October 16, 2019.

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In-Person Continuing Education Courses

📅  Year-Round 45+ Courses | United States & International

SoWH hosts 45+ continuing education courses across the United States and internationally geared toward Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants and Student Physical Therapists. These courses are hosted by universities, hospitals and clinics and instructed by top expert faculty in the field. Course topics include: pelvic health physical therapy, pregnancy & postpartum physical therapy, gynecologic visceral manipulation, pediatric pelvic health, male pelvic health, menopause, urogenital and breast Cancer rehabilitation.

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