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How Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Can Serve the Transgender/Gender Non-conforming Population: Part 2

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By: Elizabeth Akincilar Last week, Shannon Pacella, DPT, taught us how physical therapy can benefit transgender individuals prior to gender affirming surgery and for those who choose not to undergo gender affirming surgery. You can read her blog here. This week, I present Part two, where I will explain why physical therapy for transgender individuals after gender affirming surgery should …

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How Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Can Serve the Transgender Population: Part 1

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By: Shannon Pacella Earlier this summer, Dr. Heidi Wittenberg wrote a blog post enabling medical providers to understand transgender healthcare needs, which you can read here. Following Dr. Wittenberg’s lead, I was fortunate enough to attend an educational course focused on the physical therapy evaluation and treatment of transgender patients, and I believe it is imperative to convey how important …

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Helping Medical Providers Understand Transgender Healthcare

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  As Pride Month comes to a close we share a guest blog from our longtime colleague in San Francisco, Dr. Heidi Wittenberg. Recently Dr. Wittenberg has decided to dedicate 100% of her career to working with transgender persons and we are honored to be working with her. PHRC has always been LGBTQ friendly and supportive, now we are excited …