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Rehabilitation Strategies and Guidelines for Return to Run Post-partum



Amanda Olson


Contact Hours:

1 hour


Returning to run in the post partum state varies based on the individual presentation of the patient. New guidelines provide evidence on how to safely assist a patient in returning to the high impact activity of running. This course will also go over the evidence surrounding gait changes after pregnancy and factors such as footwear. Post-partum women require special considerations from their feet to their cervical spine, this course will discuss these considerations.

Course Objectives:

  • The learner will comprehend the evidence behind return to run guidelines.

  • The learner will integrate screening strategies into their current evaluation and screening processes for safe return to run in the post partum population

Your Instructor:

Dr. Olson earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Pacific University in 2005, and a Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy from Regis University in 2008, graduating as a member of the Jesuit National Honor Society. She holds a Certification of Achievement in pelvic floor physical therapy (CAPP-PF) through the APTA, and the Pelvic Floor Practitioner Certification (PRPC) through the Herman and Wallace Pelvic Institute. She is also a certified Stott Pilates instructor and running coach, which she finds useful in curating treatment approaches. Dr. Olson has written several physical therapy continuing education courses, newspaper and magazine articles on women’s health, pelvic floor dysfunction, and running. She is the president and chief clinical officer of Intimate Rose where she develops pelvic health products and education and authored the book Restoring the Pelvic Floor For Women. She is passionate about empowering women and men with pelvic health issues including pelvic pain, incontinence, and pre and post-partum issues.


This is a live virtual course that will be recorded for your review and viewing convenience for 1 year from the date of the course. After purchasing the event you will receive an email with how to access the course.

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