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Pelvic PT: An Introduction for Interventionalists
with Ingrid Harm-Ernandes, PT
In this episode of the BackTable Podcast, host Dr. Ally Baheti discusses the relationship between pelvic venous disease and physical therapy with Ingrid Harm-Ernandes, a pelvic floor physical therapist, mentor for Duke University’s Women’s Health Physical Therapy Residency Program, and author of The Musculoskeletal Mystery: How to Solve Your Pelvic Floor Symptoms.
Ingrid gives a detailed walkthrough of a physical therapy session, highlighting the importance of holistic and interdisciplinary treatment approaches, as well as patient communication. She shares perspectives on the need for earlier interventions of physical therapy, misconceptions around the pelvic therapy issues, and the significant role of interventional radiologists as part of the treatment team. She also discusses her book which aims to demystify pelvic floor issues and empower both patients and practitioners in treating them.
BackTable, LLC (Producer). (2023, December 1). Ep. 389 – Pelvic PT: An Introduction for Interventionalists [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from https://www.backtable.com
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Ingrid Harm-Ernandes, PT
Ingrid Harm-Ernandes was a physical therapist specializing in women's health with Duke University Medical Center for nearly two decades.
Dr. Aparna Baheti
Dr. Aparna Baheti is a practicing Interventional Radiologist in Tacoma, Washington.
00:00 - Introduction
02:25 - Discussion on Pelvic Venous Disease and Physical Therapy
02:36 - Exploring the Role of Physical Therapy in Treating Pelvic Pain
04:41 - Understanding the Challenges in Treating Pelvic Pain
06:51 - Identifying Symptoms of Pelvic Venous Disease
10:06 - The Role of Pelvic PT in Treating Pelvic Venous Disease
15:49 - Finding a Qualified Pelvic PT
22:13 - Improving Synergy between Interventional Radiologists and Pelvic PT
28:39 - Understanding the Musculoskeletal Mystery in Pelvic Floor Symptoms
33:48 - Final Thoughts and Advice for Treating Patients with Pelvic Venous Disease
The Musculoskeletal Mystery: How to Solve Your Pelvic Floor Symptoms:
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