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September 2017

$695

Gastrointestinal Disorders and The Pelvic Floor

September 8, 2017 - September 9, 2017

Course Description: A comprehensive approach to gastrointestinal disorders including bowel and digestion dysfunction. This approach allows for the consideration of management of multiple factors s including nutritional, psychosocial, medical-surgical decisions, and physical therapy examination/intervention advanced intervention. A multifactorial approach can often lead to improved management of this complex patient as a varied intervention approach may be required to be successful. A comprehensive understanding of the physiology and symptom manifestation can improve the ability to develop a comprehensive intervention strategy tailored…

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$870

Level III – NB: Clinical Skills For Treating Pain

September 8, 2017 - September 10, 2017

Please note: This is a stand-alone course and can be taken by any health care professional. There are no prerequisites for this course. This course does not involve any internal palpation of the pelvic floor and is not specific to pelvic pain only. Course Description: This practical and unique course will help you to develop a framework for your clinical practice that teaches you how to assess and treat central pain mechanisms, since they are the main driver of pain that lasts longer…

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$270

Improving Pelvic Floor Function Through Spinal Manual Therapy

September 10, 2017

Course Description: Look beyond the traditional regional approach of pelvic floor PT to understand how addressing dysfunctions of the transitional regions of the spine – from the lumbosacral region to the upper cervical spine can positively affect lumbo/pelvic dysfunction. This 1-day course is designed to expand your current practice through evidence based and biologically plausible methods of examination and intervention of both upper quarter dysfunctions and the lower quarter region. A complete review of the anatomy and physiology of the…

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$870

Level I: The Physical Therapy Approach to Female and Male Urinary Incontinence

September 22, 2017 - September 24, 2017

Course Description: Urinary incontinence is an important health issue that has traditionally not been well managed. One in four women and one in nine men are affected by urinary incontinence. Ongoing research into core dynamics recognizes the pelvic floor as an important component of core retraining, and yet, accurate assessment and treatment techniques of the pelvic floor are lacking in clinical practice. Hypertonicity vs. hypotonicity of these muscles needs to be addressed through palpatory assessment of the pelvic floor. The…

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$870

Level II BC – Female and Male Pelvic Pain

September 22, 2017 - September 24, 2017

Course Description: Many people experience pelvic pain and dysfunction that severely affect their quality of life. Topics covered on this course include the evaluation and treatments for the following pelvic pain conditions: dyspareunia, vulvodynia, vaginismus, vestibulodynia, painful bladder syndrome, chronic non-bacterial prostatitis and chronic pelvic pain syndrome. Physiotherapists will learn how the recognize the pathophysiology, signs and symptoms that lead to these impairments, the functional limitations and disabilities they cause, outcome measures that can be used in the clinic and treatment…

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$595

Pregnancy, Pelvic Girdle Pain and the Pelvic Floor – Calgary, AB

September 30, 2017 - October 1, 2017

Course Description: This advanced level course has been designed to teach pelvic health professionals how to assess and treat pelvic floor dysfunction as it relates to pregnancy. Pregnancy and pelvic floor function go hand-in-hand. Understand the research that supports pelvic floor training during and after pregnancy and learn how to advise your patients on how to safely exercise based on clinical practice guidelines. Learn how to educate your patients on what to expect during labor and delivery to optimize pelvic…

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