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Carrie Pagliano, PT, DPT, OCS, WCS

Carrie Pagliano, PT, DPT, OCS, WCS

Carrie Pagliano is the Section on Women's Health President. She also serves on the Name Change Task Force. She can be reached at president@womenshealthapta.org.

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SoWH Treasurer Announcement

The Section on Women's Health Board of Directors would like to announce the resignation of our Treasurer of 5 years, Uchenna Cynthia-Awelle Ossai “UC” PT, DPT, CLT, WCS. UC has been a dynamic and integral member of our board, bringing her “swagger” and intellect to recent growth within our organization and her insightful point of view to issues including Diversity and Inclusion as well as education in the area of LGBTQ health and wellness. We congratulate UC on her service and wish her well as she pursues her professional passions!

Pelvic Physical Therapy: The Reality Behind the Curtain

There can be a sense of mystery behind pelvic physical therapy, not only from the point of view of the patient, but from professional colleagues in the medical community.  Perhaps this has to do with the fact that pelvic Physical Therapists (PT) are often tucked away in physical therapy clinics behind a closed door. But let’s be honest; most of the mystery comes down to the internal (vaginal or rectal) muscle examination as a potential component of examination and treatment. That said, simplifying pelvic physical therapy down to an internal assessment or a vagina therapist is akin to saying the late Stephen Hawkings studied donut holes.  There is so much more to pelvic PT and the conditions we treat.

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