Listening Time — 38:19
Stressed induced urinary incontinence is largely unavoidable, particularly for women who take part in high-impact exercise or who have had children.
In this episode, physical therapists Jill Boissonnault, PT, PhD, WCS, and Julie Wiebe, PT, MPT, BSc, discuss stress-induced urinary incontinence. They also share that, although it is common, it isn't normal, and it's also preventable.
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Jill Boissonnault, PT, PhD, board-certified clinical specialist in women's health physical therapy, is an assistant professor in the physical therapy program at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. She consults in the area of women's health physical therapy and teaches on musculoskeletal management of obstetrics clients. She is the immediate past president and founder of the International Organization of Physical Therapists in Women's Health, a subgroup of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy.
Julie Wiebe, PT, MPT, BSc, has over sixteen years of clinical experience in both Sports Medicine and Women's Health. Her practice focuses on helping women recover from injuries and return to high levels of fitness and their chosen sport. Her approach to help a safe return to fitness programs includes diaphragm and pelvic floor integration into core strengthening and manual therapy programs. She writes about and advocates for awareness of these issues on her web site, juliewiebept.com, and on Twitter (@JulieWiebePT).