ACOG & IPPS Annual Meetings

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is the specialty’s premier professional membership organization dedicated to the improvement of women’s health. ACOG boasts more than 58,000 members whose activities include producing practice guidelines and other educational materials as it relates to women’s health.

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Cora Huitt, PT, DPT, MACT, BCB-PMD, IF attended ACOG’s 2017 Districts I & IV Annual Meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina. This yearly conference hosts some of the leading experts in women’s health, such as Dr. Thomas Barringer, Dr. Kenneth Weeks and Dr. Denise Elser.  Topics discussed included the multi-faceted approach to women’s healthcare, patient safety, transgender patient care, and innovative Urogynecology. Dr. Huitt has been a long time member of ACOG, and always looks forward to attending their yearly conference and integrating new approaches and information into her practice.

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Dr. Cora Huitt (left), reuniting with a former student(right), now colleague physical therapist, at the World Congress on Abdominal and Pelvic Pain hosted by International Pelvic Pain Society

 

The International Pelvic Pain Society is a group of health professionals committed to an interdisciplinary approach to the treatment of chronic pelvic pain. This forum of professionals serves to share ideas and educate the public on how to better diagnose and manage chronic pelvic pain.

Dr. Huitt also attended the World Congress on Abdominal & Pelvic Pain Conference in Washington, DC. This conference was sponsored by the International Pelvic Pain Society, of which Dr. Huitt is a distinguished member.

This year’s conference featured topics such as, approaches for chronic pelvic pain, male pelvic pain, and pain pathophysiology. These new approaches are especially of interest to Huitt, as a large majority of her patient population presents with various pelvic dysfunctions.

 

Learn more about Dr. Cora Huitt and the diagnoses she and her team treats by visiting: www.obgyn-physicaltherapy.com

 

Published by Dr. Cora T Huitt

Cora T. Huitt, PT, DPT, BCB-PMD ~Thirty seven years of clinical practice, specializing in women's health for fifteen years. ~BS Degree in Allied Health Professions, Ohio State University, '72. ~Master of Arts in College Teaching (MACT) focus in Physical Therapy & Therapeutic Exercise, University of North Carolina, '76. ~ Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Alabama State University, 2010 ~Attended multiple courses offered in Women's Health Physical Therapy, including Pelvic 1, 2, 3 Course in Women's Health Section APTA. ~Member of VPTA and APTA, Women's Health Section. ~BCIA-PMDB Biofeedback- Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. ~Certified Pilates instructor, ProHealth. ~Affiliate member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. ~Member of International Continence Society. ~Member of National Vulvodynia Association. ~Adjunct Clinical Faculty for student affiliation at multiple universities. ~Director of APTA Women's Health Residency since 2007, credentialed in 2008. (only other residency at Duke Unviersity)

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