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April 2017

$695

Röst Therapy: Relieving Sacro-iliac and Pubic Pain During and After Pregnancy

April 8, 2017 - April 9, 2017

Background: Dutch Manual physiotherapist Cecile Röst experienced first-hand the difficulties of pregnancy related pelvic girdle pain (PGP). During her third pregnancy she developed a program of exercises and treatment techniques which dramatically improved her ability to perform her activities of daily living, something she was not able to do with her first two pregnancies. The program was also effective for other pregnant and postpartum women who tried them. To satisfy her desire to know why these exercises worked, Cecile completed her manual therapy training, and completed…

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$695

Let’s Talk About Sex: Addressing Sexual Function With Your Patients

April 21, 2017 - April 22, 2017

Description: The rehabilitation clinician is trained to provide treatment to restore function, improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent disability. Sexual activity is a valuable part of a person’s function and can be impacted by physical as well as psycho-social changes that occur in illness and disease processes. All medical providers should be aware of multiple dimensions of sexual health and also the domains that can be addressed to resume a meaningful sex life and satisfactory sexual experiences.   Pelvic Physical Therapists…

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June 2017

$645

Trauma And The Pelvic Floor

June 10, 2017 - June 11, 2017

Course Description: This course will be focused on understanding the impact of trauma on physical and emotional health and the barriers trauma may present to patient’s experiences in healthcare, particularly pelvic physiotherapy. Over the course of the workshop we will explore the two most common types of trauma impacting pelvic health – childhood sexual abuse and birth trauma. We will explore how physiotherapists can apply a trauma informed lens to their practice resulting in greater awareness, understanding and sensitivity for…

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December 2017

$270

Pelvic Neurodynamics

December 1, 2017

Course Description: Explore the sensitive nervous system of the pelvic and abdominal nerves in this 1-day course. We will review the relevant neuroanatomy of the pelvic organs, sensory and motor nerves of the pelvis and common pathologies. The majority of the course will be dedicated to internal and external treatment techniques for the nerves of the lower trunk and pelvis. Participants will learn gentle Myofascial Techniques, Dermnoneuromodulation, and both passive and active Applied Neurodynamics for the abdomen, pelvis and upper…

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June 2018

$870

Level I: The Physical Therapy Approach to Female and Male Urinary Incontinence – BC June 2018

June 8, 2018 - June 10, 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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$815

Pediatric Incontinence & Pelvic Floor Dysfunction June 2018

June 23, 2018 - June 24, 2018

Course Description: According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), by 5 years of age, over 90% of children have daytime bladder control. What is life like for the other 10% who experience urinary leakage during the day? Bedwetting is another pediatric issue with significant negative quality of life impact for children and their caregivers, with as much as 30% of 4 year-olds experiencing urinary leakage at night. Children who experience anxiety-causing events may have a…

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