Resources

Pediatric occupational therapy websites and online resources  

The International Pelvic Pain Society

The International Pelvic Pain Society

The International Pelvic Pain Society was established in 1996 to promote education about interdisciplinary approaches to the evaluation and treatment of health conditions associated with chronic pelvic pain. Also, to support individuals living with chronic pelvic pain by improving access to care, and supporting physical and emotional well-being. And, to raise public awareness through education, outreach and engagement and improve the lives of patients worldwide

Authoritative literature on urinary incontinence

Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute

Objectives of the Herman & Wallace Institute include: To provide a comprehensive, evidence-based, hands-on curriculum encompassing colorectal, gynecological, obstetrical, orthopedic and urological dysfunction and rehabilitation of the pelvic floor and pelvic girdle across the lifespan. Also, to recruit and develop highly skilled physical therapy faculty to disseminate the curriculum. And, to develop and disseminate educational materials for faculty, clinicians, patients and the community.

A national continence association

The National Association for Continence

The mission of the National Association for Continence is to provide quality continence care through education, collaboration and advocacy. We offer many different avenues so you can start to have an important and meaningful conversation about your experience. Here you can read in-depth explanations and get straight talk about every type of incontinence condition from medical experts. The bottom line is, we want to be your go-to resource for the most up-to-date methods in treating incontinence and help you live your life to the fullest.

For finding a pelvic health professional

Pelvic Guru

Provides information about pelvic health to a global community in order to improve access to skilled healthcare providers, education, and online resources while normalizing conversations and reducing shame and embarrassment for those who live with their own pelvic health issues.

For continuing education and research

STAR Institute

STAR Institute for Sensory Processing Disorder was formed in 2016 from two merged organizations SPD Foundation and STAR Center. STAR Institute for SPD provides premier treatment, education, and research for children, adolescents, and adults with SPD.

The American Occupational Therapy Association

AOTA

The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) is the national professional association established in 1917 to represent the interests and concerns of occupational therapy practitioners and students of occupational therapy and to improve the quality of occupational therapy services.

Community resource for OT professionals and the public

Holistic OT

The Holistic Occupational Therapy Community is a group of occupational therapists who have come together, beginning in 2012, interested in or practicing OT with Complementary and Integrative Health, Wellness, and Prevention. It was born out of the need for OTs to network, support, and provide education to each other to expand interventions known as Complementary Health Approaches and Integrative Health.

A private occupational therapy practice in New York

The Functional Pelvis

The Functional Pelvis, Inc. is a private physical and occupational therapy practice dedicated to improving the lives of women and men who suffer from pelvic floor dysfunction and complications. Pelvic floor dysfunction affects millions of people (33% of women alone) who often don't know that proven therapeutic exercises and non-surgical treatments are available which can drastically improve their quality of life when suffering from urinary and fecal incontinence, urge incontinence, chronic constipation, pelvic organ prolapse and pelvic pain.

A private occupational therapy practice with great resources

Biofeedback Training & Incontinence Solutions

Our mission is to inspire and train healthcare professionals dedicated to improving their patients’ lives by giving patients independence and freedom from their debilitating pelvic floor dysfunctional conditions. We provide a relevant, quality program emphasizing clinical, theoretical, experiential, and research-supported aspects of the pelvic floor rehabilitation specialty.