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PELVICON 2023
It Starts With Us!

"The most magical event of my career." - Joy N.

"I plan on attending every year!" - Emily M.

"Counting down the days until PelviCon 2023!" - Laura H. 

The very first conference

BY pelvic rehab, FOR pelvic rehab!

"PelviCon was an absolutely incredible experience. It was so energizing...I am certain I will attend for years to come!" - Erin A.

"I've been a PT for 22 years and this was by far the best conference...really fun and positive community.  Can't wait for next year!!" - Jill J.

"This was an inspiring weekend and one that I can honestly say has already impacted my life in a BIG way. I plan on attending ever year!!!" - Emily M.

PELVICON 2023:
It Starts With Us!

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PelviCon 2022 was AWESOME! I felt so inspired...." - Sarah M.

"I laughed, I learned, I cried, I was inspired.  Counting the days until PelviCon 2023!" - Laura H.

"PelviCon 2022 was truly exceptional...I left feeling inspired and ready to implement change" - Hannah M. 


 

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"Each lecture was immediately applicable and diverse, with an amazing speaker lineup. I am certain I will attend for years to come!" - Erin A.

"Plus, you get to meet and chat with all the pelvic floor gurus...MAGICAL!" - Amanda H.

"Amazing lineup of speakers - best money I've ever spent on continuing education."
- Brianne R.

World-Class Speakers

"It felt like I was finally among my people...affirming and inspiring. I may or may not be crying just thinking about it!" - Kate W.

"Nothing compares to being in a room surrounded by people who share a common passion for the evolution of pelvic health!" - Teresa W.

"Unifying and beautiful and FUN." - Lauren S.

Community

Inspirational

The PelviCon Story

We're so excited to put on the first-ever conference BY and FOR pelvic rehab!  It's long overdue.

Founded by Jessica Reale & Nicole Cozean, PelviCon 2022 brought 400 pelvic rehab providers together in Atlanta.

The goal was to create something of our own.  Something inspiring.  Practical.  BY and FOR pelvic rehab.  Because we believe there's something special about 'being in the room' with your colleagues and friends.

Leave INSPIRED.  

Leave CONNECTED.

Leave EMPOWERED.

 

Join us for PelviCon 2023: It Starts With Us!

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PelviCon 2023:
It Starts With Us

Be a part of the first-ever conference BY and FOR pelvic rehab!

Be in the room with brilliant speakers and colleagues just as fun, quirky and passionate as you!

Sept 8 - Sept 10, 2023 in Atlanta, GA!

Founders

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Dr. Nicole Cozean

Dr. Nicole Cozean is passionate about forever changing the way pelvic health is practiced.  She is a pelvic health specialist, author, entrepreneur and clinic owner.  Since it’s founding in 2016, PelvicSanity has grown to one of the largest cash-based practices in the country.  

Nicole is the creator of the Pelvic PT Huddle and the Pelvic PT Rising Podcast.  She is also the author of The Interstitial Cystitis Solution and the first pelvic PT to serve on the Board of the ICA.

Her online clinical courses have helped more than 1,000 pelvic providers become more confident in their practice.  The Pelvic PT Rising business mentorship and courses are assisting 100+ cash-based pelvic PTs as they grow their own practice and help even more patients. 

 

Co-Founding the PelviCon conference is another opportunity for us all to continue to rise.

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Dr. Jessica Reale

Dr. Jessica Reale is the founder of Southern Pelvic Health, a leading mullti-clinician practice in Atlanta, GA.  

She and her staff at Southern Pelvic Health run a small-group mentoring program for pelvic rehab practitioners, providing mentorship and training in the field.

Jessica Reale received her Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) at Duke University and is a Board-Certified Specialist (WCS) in pelvic health. Dr. Reale is a faculty member of the Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute and has taught continuing education courses to hundreds of physical therapists and other health care professionals nationwide.

 

When not treating patients, Dr. Reale enjoys an active life with her husband Andrew, and her daughters, Emma and Mary. 

Speakers

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Dr. Michelle Lyons

Michelle Lyons is a multi-passionate advocate for women's health! With over 25 years experience as a physio, and a toolbox that includes yoga, pilates, mindfulness, nutrition and health coaching. She is a global educator and activist for women's health and enjoys teaching nationally, internationally and online, at classes, conferences or informally over a cup of coffee. She has presented at CSM, ICS, IPPS, the British Pelvic Floor Society, the Pelvic Obstetric & Gynaecological Physiotherapists (UK) and the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists.

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Dr. Sara Reardon

Sara Reardon PT, DPT, WCS is a doctor of physical therapy and board-certified women's health clinical specialist graduating from Washington University in St Louis Program in Physical Therapy. She is the founder of The Vagina Whisperer, an online resource for pelvic health education and fitness to support, empower and educate women worldwide. She is a New Orleans native and mom to two boys. You can find her on Instagram at @the.vagina.whisperer

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Dr. Oluwayeni Abraham

Dr. Oluwayeni Abraham, PT, DPT, is a vivacious and forward-thinking pelvic physical therapist based in the Dallas-Fort.Worth area. She began Triggered Pelvic Physical Therapy in 2019 from a place of purpose to address the fertility concerns, pelvic pain and pregnancy related conditions women struggle with. As patients fondly call her, “Dr.Yeni” is also a mentor, teacher and practices using gynovisceral manipulation techniques to treat and manage female mechanical infertility. She is passionate about growing her practice, mentoring young women and aiming to provide expert level care for women.

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Dr. Jessica Drummond

Dr. Jessica Drummond has been passionate about supporting, caring for, and empowering people who struggle with women’s and pelvic health concerns throughout her 20+ year career working as a physical therapist, clinical nutritionist, and health coach.  Jessica's trademarked approach is holistic, multi-pronged, and comprehensive, which combines science-informed research, functional nutrition application, lifestyle medicine strategies, nervous system regulation, mind-body connection, hormone balance, physical & manual therapy, and so much more.  While her private clients hold a special place in her heart, Dr. Jessica Drummond also is equally passionate about educating and supporting clinicians and wellness professionals.

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Munira Hadani

Hi! I’m Munira! I’m a Pre- and Post-Partum Physiotherapist and I help women with Diastasis Rectus Abdominis rebuild core strength after having a baby. I also teach fitness and rehab professional about the condition through courses and mentorship. As a trusted leader in field, it is my mission to create clarity amongst all the confusion that is out there so that more moms with diastasis and core weakness can finally begin to feel strong again. I am genuinely passionate about sharing credible knowledge to empower those who have this condition. My goal is simple: to eliminate the fear associated with having diastasis.

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Taryn Hallam

Taryn is a physiotherapist from Australia who has worked in the field of pelvic health for over 20 years.  A self-professed introvert and maths nerd with a love of analysing biostatistics, in 2011 she created Women's Health Training Associates, an organisation now known for constantly bringing the most recent research to clinicians in a meaningful and understandable way. 

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Dr. Uchenna "UC" Ossai

Dr. Uchenna “UC” Ossai is a sex-positive pelvic health physical therapist, sexuality educator and AASECT certified sexuality counselor.  Dr. UC received her clinical doctorate from University of Illinois Chicago and completed her residency in Women’s Health and Movement Science at Washington University at St. Louis.  She currently serves as assistant professor at University of Utah in Salt Lake City in the Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training.  She is also currently on faculty for the University of Michigan Sexual Health Certification Program.  Dr. UC previously served as assistant professor at the University of Texas Dell Medical School in Austin for five years.  Dr. UC has clinical, research, and educational expertise in complex pelvic floor disorders, sexual function and dysfunction that centers intersectionality and biopsychosocial factors.  She is a national and international speaker and is on the medical advisory boards for femtech start-ups. Dr. UC also serves as a consultant for DEI strategy as well as clinical and educational audit and planning for small businesses and large start-ups.  

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Dr. Jake Bartholomy

One of the earliest male instructors in pelvic health, Dr. Jake Bartholomy is a faculty member for Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehab Institute and is a practicing pelvic physical thearpist in Seattle, WA.

Dr. Bartholomy graduated with his Bachelors of Science in Exercise & Sport Science from Pennsylvania State University. He earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Slippery Rock University. 
Dr. Bartholomy is a pelvic health physical therapist in Seattle, WA. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Why a conference BY and FOR pelvic health?

As our field grows, we need and deserve our own conference!  By bringing in dynamic speakers who are leaders in pelvic health the content is more practical and applicable to our actual clinical practice.  We want everyone going home inspired to improve their clinical practice and grow our specialty!

Where and when is PelviCon 2023 going to be held?

We're excited to announce we're coming back to Atlanta!  It was an amazing host for us last year.  It's conveniently located, a transportation hub and a fun city to visit.

The conference will be from September 8th - September 10th, 2023.

What if I don't know anyone else who is going?

You will leave with some amazing connections!  We build in deliberate time to meet, laugh, chat and connect at breakfast, Happy Hours and events.  You'll leave with new colleagues and friends.

What if I'm new to pelvic health?  Or what if I'm a veteran?

We design the conference to resonate with pelvic rehab providers of all experience levels.  If you're newer to pelvic health it can be an incredible launch of your career.  If you're more seasoned, reinvigorate your enthusiasm and connect with colleagues and friends.  Here's what PelviCon '22 attendees said: 

"PelviCon 2022 was a dream come true. It was amazing to sit in a room full of amazing pelvic PTs and OTs to learn together from inspirational colleagues who are pacing the way for us newer practitioners!" - Alyssa I.

"I've been a PT for 22 years and this was by far the best conference I have ever had the pleasure of attending….Can't wait for next year!!" - Jill J.

"I've been to countless conferences and never have I cried, fan girl-ed out, or felt inspired to change my career path as I did at PelviCon. Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU!!!" - Sara C.

"Best Pelvic Health Conference in 20+ years. The energy was so contagious. The takeaways were easy to implement Monday morning. The connections were beginnings of friendships. Looking forward to 2023!" - Heather M.

What if I'm not a pelvic rehab provider?

Because the topics are so geared to our specialty, the conference really isn't appropriate for physicians or other practitioners.  What we do is unique!  If you're wondering if PelviCon is right for you, please let us know.

Are tickets refundable?

As this is an in-person event, tickets are not refundable or transferable.

What's the dress code?

We're pretty casual!  The conference room can be a bit chilly, so may want to have a few layers.  Bring your favorite pelvic health shirts, earrings, necklaces, or your PelviCon '22 t-shirt!

Are there CEUs?

 

As of right now, CEUs are not pre-approved for PelviCon.  You will get a Certificate of Copletion with your contact hours after the conference.  We're looking into CEUs, but can't guarantee them for all participants in 2023.