We cover everything you need to know when it comes to Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy in this episode with therapist, Carrie Pagliano. Carrie is an absolute leader in the pelvic floor physical therapy industry in what she has done to bridge the gap between physical therapists, coaches, and other professionals.
In this episode we cover WTF is pelvic floor physical therapy (PFPT), what to expect in an appointment, the barriers, when you should see a physical therapist, and the one thing women should know about PFPT.
You do not want to miss this interview with Carrie Pagliano!
In this episode, we cover:
- All the questions I get on what is pelvic floor physical therapy,
- What to expect in an appointment and when you should see a PFPT,
- The barriers to seeing a PFPT,
- Why coaches, physical therapist, and other medical professionals should be collaborating, and
- The one thing women should know about PFPT
Resources and links mentioned in this episode:
- Learn more about Carrie HERE
- Download Carrie’s PDF on How to Determine Your Health Insurance Benefits for Physical Therapy
- Check out my free resources for pregnant and postpartum athletes HERE
- Find my 8 Week Postpartum Athlete Training program HERE
MORE ABOUT Carrie Pagliano:
Dr. Carrie J. Pagliano has been a dynamic leader in clinical care and education in the areas of women’s/pelvic health and orthopaedics for nearly 20 years. Dr. Pagliano received her Masters in Physical Therapy from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia in 1999 and Doctor of Physical Therapy from University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in 2007. Dr. Pagliano is a double Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedics and Women’s Health and holds Manual Therapy Certification from University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. Dr. Pagliano is the founder of Carrie Pagliano PT, LLC. For over 10 years she was the program lead/founder for the Pelvic Physical Therapy clinical program/physical therapy residency at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC.
Dr. Pagliano speaks nationally in the areas of pelvic floor education, pain science and integrative models of practice in orthopaedic and pelvic physical therapy. She is a national media spokesperson for the American Physical Therapy Association. Dr. Pagliano is a vocal advocate for women and mothers in leadership in the physical therapy profession. Carrie is an avid Runner, yogi, CrossFitter, wife and mom. She resides in Arlington Virginia with her husband and two children.
An active member of the Section on Women’s Health of the American Physical Therapy Association, she currently serves on the Board of Directors as President. Dr. Pagliano is an adjunct professor at Marymount University in Arlington, VA and served as Instructor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC for over 5 years.
MORE ABOUT THE SHOW:
The Practice Brave podcast brings you the relatable, trustworthy and transparent health & fitness information you’re looking for when it comes to coaching, being coached and transitioning through the variables of motherhood and womanhood.
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Whether you’re a newly pregnant athlete or postpartum athlete, knowing how to adjust your workouts, mental approach and coaching can be confusing.
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