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The use of Shockwave Therapy in Pelvic Health

November 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


In this webinar we will discuss Pelvic Health and the use of focused extracorporeal shockwave therapy (f-ESWT).

Our presenters are two experienced f-ESWT therapists from John Hopkins Hospital, Ken Johnson and Mary Austin. Together they have over 30 years’ experience in Physical Therapy and incorporating technology into specialised areas.

This webinar will include:

  • Background of f-EWST
  • Common Pelvic Health conditions
  • Applications of f-EWST for Pelvic Health dysfunctions
  • A review of patient case studies

We will have short presentations from Ken Johnson and Mary Austin followed by an interactive Q&A session.



Ken Johnson – Physical Therapist & Director of Rehabilitation Therapy at Johns Hopkins


Ken Johnson is a Physical Therapist with more than 15 years of experience working with patients. His clinical expertise includes orthopaedic rehabilitation with emphasis on hip, knee and foot/ankle injuries. Ken has a strong clinical interest in sports related rehabilitation and technology-assisted rehabilitation, including surface electromyography, biomechanical analysis and rehabilitation ultrasound imaging.

Ken has been a member of the APTA Foundation for Physical Therapy (Scientific Advisory Council), the American Physical Therapy Association, and volunteers with V-Linc, volunteers for medical engineering (board member).






Mary Austin – Physical Therapist & Pelvic Health Specialist


Mary received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Northwestern University in 2008 and has been a board-certified women’s health clinic specialist since 2012.  Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Mary worked at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center within their Urogynecology division as the pelvic health physical therapy service chief.  She has over 12 years of experience treating patients of all genders and ages with orthopedic, peri-partum, neurologic, traumatic, and oncology related pelvic health dysfunctions.  Mary has been actively involved in teaching and clinical mentoring through roles as a core faculty member of the Urogynecology fellowship program at Walter Reed, associate professor of OBGYN at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences (USUHS), and research advisor for the Women’s Health residency at Georgetown University.

Mary has been an active member of the Academy of Pelvic Health of the APTA throughout her career serving as the DC state rep, Northeast regional rep, Membership Chair, member and chair of the CAPP-Pelvic committee.  For the past 5 years, she has been an instructor for the CAPP-Pelvic courses teaching nationally and internationally.




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November 16
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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