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September 2018


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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October 2018


Menopause: An Integrative Approach For Physiotherapists

October 13, 2018 - October 14, 2018

Course Description: Many women experience symptoms during the menopause transition that may impact their quality of life. The majority of literature focuses on identification and medical management of symptoms that women experience during menopause (McGinnis et al 2008). Many of these symptoms can be addressed by skilled and integrative pelvic rehab, including vaginal atrophy, sexual health and pelvic organ prolapse, as well as the many musculo-skeletal health issues that may present during peri-menopause. We will explore the research which supports…

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The Fascial Connection To Restore Movement – October 2018

October 20, 2018 - October 21, 2018

Formerly titled The Pelvic Floor Without Borders 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. During this course you will learn: What fascia is The connection of fascia to gut health, pelvic health, hip pain and low back pain The importance of fascia when retraining movement How to teach your patients to create ease of movement by addressing…

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Level II/III: Female & Male Pelvic Pain October 2018

October 25, 2018 - October 28, 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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November 2018


The Use Of Pessaries For Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) In Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation – November 2018

November 3, 2018 - November 4, 2018

Please note – There is currently a physiotherapist in Ottawa who has been trained to fit pessaries in Ontario. She has successfully integrated this into her practice by getting delegation from the family doctor or gynecologist to do this act. Nurse Practitioners are also appropriate to take this course in order to fit pessaries with their patients. Course Description: This practical course will teach physiotherapists how to prescribe and fit pessaries for pelvic organ prolapse. There is a shortage of…

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