Tag Archives: Women’s Health

Ep. 46- She comes first…



Women are ferraris…Guest host, Sara Gagliano, PT, DPT, CLT-UE is joined by Nicole Ron, PT, DPT, WCS, OCS, CMPT and Dr. Sharon Thompson, MD, MPH, FACOG, to discusse female sexual wellness and correlation to physical therapy. Dr. Thompson practices with Central Phoenix Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a medical consultant with Good Morning Arizona.

To learn more about Dr. Thompson, please visit https://centralphoenixobgyn.com/


Ep. 44- A Mother is Born



The fourth trimester is all about taking care of moms in their new role after having a baby. Physical therapy is vital in helping these new mothers achieve success in restoring function. Michelle Babcock, PT, MSPT is once again joined by LaRissa Shaps, PT, DPT, FAFS and Christina Christie, PT, CCE, FAFS, educator of Female Chain Reaction from the Gray Institute, president of Pelvic Solutions, Women’s and Men’s Health program manager at Athletico Physical Therapy in Chicago, IL. They discuss new ACOG guidelines and the importance of caring for new mothers!


Ep. 43- The lack of thunder…down…under!



Restoring function to a system in need!  Michelle Babcock, PT, MSPT is joined by LaRissa Shaps, PT, DPT, FAFS and special guest Christina Christie, PT, CCE, FAFS. Tina is the developer and educator of Female Chain Reaction through the Gray Institute, president of Pelvic Solutions, and Women’s and Men’s Health program manager with Athletico Physical Therapy in Chicago, IL. The ladies embark on an important discussion focusing on the Pelvic Core Neuromuscular System and unlocking and restoring its full functional capacity.

www.grayinstitute.com  www.pelvicsolutions.com


Ep. 27- At your cervix…



More people than ever are in need of women’s health experts within the realm of physical therapy!   Paul Gagliano, PT, DPT is joined by pelvic health experts, Sara Gagliano, PT, DPT, CLT-UE LaRissa Shaps, PT, DPT, FAFS and Carrie Schofield, PT, DPT, PRPC.  This discussion assists with setting foundational information for gaining insight into women’s/men’s health and pelvic floor components of rehabilitation! (Hint, we will continue talking about these issues moving forward within our podcast)