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September 2018


Gastrointestinal Disorders and The Pelvic Floor – September 2018

September 7, 2018 - September 8, 2018

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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Functional Nutrition For Women’s Health – September 2018

September 15, 2018 - September 16, 2018

Course description: Functional Nutrition for Women’s Health educates the participants to skillfully understand the research on functional nutrition, and lifestyle medicine (such as sleep improvement, daily movement, and stress reduction strategies) to address: Sex Differences in The Stress Response using Nutrition and Mind-Body Medicine to Reduce Stress in Women. Optimizing Digestive Function and Supporting Healthy Nutrition Through the Lifespan. The Elevated Risk of Autoimmunity in Women and how to mitigate that risk and support women with autoimmune conditions with nutrition…

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Level II/III: Female & Male Pelvic Pain September 2018 – AB

September 20, 2018 - September 23, 2018

Course Description Many people experience pelvic pain and dysfunction that affects their quality of life. Pelvic pain is strongly driven by central pain mechanisms and a new framework to understand centrally-driven pain is covered in the first two days of this course.  This framework will give you a deep understanding of the brain and the nervous system, and how to target both of them appropriately using evidence-based practice. In the final two days, you will learn the evaluation and treatments for…

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Level I: The Physical Therapy Approach to Female and Male Urinary Incontinence September 2018

September 21, 2018 - September 23, 2018

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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Back to Basics: The 3M Strategy – Marketing, Managing Your Practice, and Mechanical Pain – September 2018

September 29, 2018 - September 30, 2018

Course Description: This course is designed to review the basics of building your pelvic health practice. Whether you are an internal or externally-based pelvic health practitioner, the basic tools of assessment, screening for mechanical pain, and utilizing your resources will be reviewed and expanded upon in this course. These are often the key building blocks that are missing in practice that can stop practitioners from getting to the next level.   The second half of this course (Sunday) will teach…

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Non-Internal Introductory Pelvic Health Course – September 2018

September 30, 2018

To Kegel or Not: That is the Question!! Pelvic floor problems are prevalent in more than 2/3 of women with LBP/PGP, and 1/3 of men with LBP Is this important fact affecting your outcomes for chronic LBP? Course Description: Pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) can include hypertonic and hypotonic muscle problems.  It is not all about kegels! How can you tell if your patient is over-recruiting their pelvic floor if you cannot do an internal exam?  Not all clinicians want to…

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