This Population Could Use More Skilled PTs…

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…

Medical Screening Considerations for Pregnant Patients

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!

The APTA Section on Women’s Health Got It Right

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

Pelvic Health Talk

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

The Importance of PT in Pregnancy

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