Get prepared to feel pumped up! In this episode we talk to the amazing Dr Carrie Pagliano (DPT) about- her story (why she became a pelvic health PT and her work with the American Physical Therapy Association)- what a pelvic health PT actually does- what an assessment might look like with a pelvic health PT- what kind of treatments may be offered- how physical therapists can get more involved in working in pelvic health.
On Episode 111 of the PT Entrepreneur Podcast I catch up with me best digital friend Carrie Pagliano to find out how she want from the world of hospital PT work to starting a cash based practice that specializes in Women’s health.
Did you know November is recognized as Bladder Health Awareness Month? Urinary incontinence isn’t just treated with kegels and doesn’t only affect the female geriatric patient. We talked about it with Vice President of APTA’s Women’s Health Section, Carrie Pagliano.
Listen to find out:
- What you can do to help these patients even if you’re not a pelvic PT.
- Is it possible to have a tiny bladder?
- How should you screen these patients for problems?
- Where you can go to find more information or continuing education.
On this episode of the Healthy Wealthy and Smart Podcast, Carrie Pagliano joins me to discuss women as leaders and entrepreneurs in physical therapy. Carrie Pagliano currently serves as President for the Section on Women’s Health of the American Physical Therapy Association and is the owner of a private women’s health/pediatric pelvic health clinic in Arlington, VA.
In this episode, we discuss:
- How Carrie manages being a mom, leader and entrepreneur in physical therapy
- How to elicit the needed support from your tribe to catapult you to success
- A framework for creating value and solving people’s pain points when building your own practice
- Embracing your vulnerabilities and practicing gratitude over even the small successes
- And so much more!
The variety of settings and time management structures in physical therapy afford women the opportunity to manage work and life, as Carrie reminds, “We have so many roles in our profession in which women and specifically moms can choose to be a part of, depending on where they are in their family development.” Women bring value to the workplace and Carrie believes, “Regardless of where we are in our career and family life cycle, we have a lot to offer.”