Approximately 3.7 million women give birth in the United States every year. That’s a lot of women whose bodies are going through tremendous physical and physiological changes. And who’s helping them navigate those changes? Who’s guiding them toward healing? Who’s helping minimize some of the serious conditions so many will encounter down the road, if untreated? (Incontinence, low… Continue reading This Population Could Use More Skilled PTs…
In the video below, NAIOMT Guest Faculty Jessica McKinney, PT, MS reviews important medical screening elements for physical therapists working with pregnant patients. For more expert guidance, join Jessica and Susan Clinton for Manual Therapy and Pregnancy!
At CSM this year, the APTA Section on Women’s Health awarded its highest honor, The Elizabeth Noble Award, to NAIOMT faculty member Susan Clinton, PT, DScPT, COMT, OCS, WCS. We want to congratulate Susan on this well-deserved award, and thank her for all she has done for pelvic and women’s health. We are so very proud to have her as part… Continue reading The APTA Section on Women’s Health Got It Right
Quick heads-up if you’re at CSM this week! NAIOMT faculty member Susan Clinton will be speaking on the Effects of Cervico-thoracic Stiffness on the Lumbopelvic/Pelvic Floor Region on Saturday at 3pm in Room 201 as part of the Women’s Health track. We’d love to connect with you at the NAIOMT/Andrews University Booth 1362 too! For those of you not in Anaheim this week, there… Continue reading CSM Session: The Effects of Cervico-thoracic Stiffness on the Lumbopelvic/Pelvic Floor Region
Let’s be honest, in this country, the pelvis isn’t every PT’s favorite region of the body to address, nor is it the public’s favorite area to discuss openly. But it’s sure one that needs more attention. That’s one of the reasons we’ve recently introduced a new manual therapy course introducing the skills PTs need to treat pregnant women, in particular.… Continue reading Pelvic Health Talk
In the video below, women’s pelvic health experts Susan Clinton, PT, DScPT, OCS, WCS, COMT, FAAOMPT and Jessica McKinney, PT, MS discuss the physical and physiological changes of pregnancy, and the need for more orthopedic manual therapists of varying backgrounds to skillfully and confidently work with pregnant women. Join Susan and Jessica for Manual Therapy and Pregnancy in Berrien Springs, MI April… Continue reading The Importance of PT in Pregnancy