Founded in 1977, Section on Women's Health is a global authority in abdominal and pelvic health. In the last 41 years, the scope of practice for our 3,200+ members has widened to include myriad health abdominal and pelvic concerns of women, men, and children: incontinence, pelvic/vaginal pain, prenatal and postpartum musculoskeletal pain, osteoporosis, rehabilitation following breast surgery, lower back pain, lymphedema, conditions specific to the female athlete, fibromyalgia, chronic pain, wellness, and exercise. We transform society by empowering professionals and people everywhere.
Our mission is to advance global excellence in abdominal and pelvic health through evidence-based practice, innovative education, research, and social responsibility.
Section on Women's Health is a component of the American Physical Therapy Association.