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PHL (V) - Pelvic Floor Health for Women: Truths and Misconceptions (6:30pm ET, May 6, 2024)

Pelvic Floor Health for Women:
Truths and Misconceptions
Meghan Tierney Lash, PT, MPT, OCS

Monday, May 6, 2024
6:30pm - 7:45pm Eastern Time
Open to All - Virtually!

A simple guide for women of all ages to learn more about pelvic floor issues - what they are, what causes them, and how to prevent them from happening.  Many things such as urinary leakage are considered “normal” consequences of aging, and we are going to explain why that is not necessarily the case!  We’ll also discuss other common pelvic floor issues such as urinary urgency, constipation, fecal incontinence, pain with intercourse, back and hip pain. 

We’ll touch on anatomy and posture and discuss the role of the pelvic floor muscles. We’ll pay a lot of attention to proper bowel and bladder mechanics, as well as the role that posture and other comorbidities can play in pelvic floor function.  The focus will be on prevention, but we will discuss how physical therapy can help with some common issues.  We will also outline what might warrant a call to a specialist.  

There will also be time for Q&A throughout Meghan's presentation.  This session will be recorded.

Monday, May 6, 2024
6:30pm to 7:45pm Eastern Time
Members:   $12
Non-Members: $20

Meghan Tierney Lash

Meghan Tierney Lash, PT, MPT, OCS has worked in the field of outpatient physical therapy for more than twenty-four years, and built a reputation as a personable and knowledgeable physical therapist who works to establish trusting and lasting relationships with her patients.  After graduating from Duquesne University’s five-year Master of Physical Therapy program in 1999, Meghan worked at various orthopedic and sports clinics in Phoenix and Los Angeles before returning to Philadelphia in order to start her own practice. 

In 2010, she opened One Physical Therapy and Wellness, a one-on-one physical therapy clinic and Pilates studio stressing manual therapy and using Pilates as a form of treatment.  In June 2023, she opened her second location near Rittenhouse Square. Meghan and her team of physical therapists specialize in treating orthopedic and pelvic health conditions, and stress manual work, functional activity training and education as part of treatment.


Monday, May 6, 2024, 6:30 PM until 7:45 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC-05:00)
Videoconference information will be provided in an email once payment is received.
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Marsha Yankelev
Event Coordinator
Open to All
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Cancellation Policy:
If you are a member and cancel your registration before the specified deadline, you will receive a full refund as a credit to your account. You can use the credit to pay for another event or put it toward your annual dues payment. Non-members will receive a refund on their credit card, minus a $4 processing fee.

No refunds are available to members or non-members after the cancellation deadline.