Patients are People: Why you should work "after hours," talk about sex, & maybe quit your job.

“I couldn’t have gotten this bad without medical help.” I recently uttered those words to a roomful of PTs, leading to a collective GASP. Someone (me) had just sucked all of the air out of the room. This happened when I spoke at the APTA’s Combined Sections Meeting in Anaheim on the patient panel. I’m excited to have been invited to guest blog here this month, in the spirit of patient-centeredness. I suffered from disabling, chronic pelvic