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November 2018


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

November 9, 2018 - November 11, 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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Innovative Exercises for the Sensitive Nervous System – November 2018 – BC

November 10, 2018 - November 11, 2018

Formerly titled The Fascial Connection To Restore Movement 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…

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Dermoneuromodulation – November 2018

November 15, 2018 - November 18, 2018

Treating the body as if the nervous system really mattered   Introduction: Manual therapy workshops tend to skip over the nervous system entirely; explanatory and treatment models tend to focus on tissue instead. The reality is that the nervous system manages 100% of everything, is only 2% of the human body, and uses 25% of available oxygen and glucose to do so, day and night. Another reality is that there are 45 miles/72 kilometers of nerves in the human body,…

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Pediatric Incontinence & Pelvic Floor Dysfunction – November 2018

November 16, 2018 - November 18, 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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Pregnancy, Pelvic Girdle Pain & The Pelvic Floor November 2018

November 24, 2018 - November 25, 2018

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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Mobilization of Visceral Fascia Part 2: The Reproductive System – December 2018

November 30, 2018 - December 2, 2018

Course Description: This two-and-a-half day science based seminar is designed to expand on the therapists existing knowledge concerning the relationship between the connective tissue surrounding the viscera and dysfunction within the urogenital system. This course is geared toward the therapist that has a working knowledge of fascial and visceral mobilization and wishes to advance their manual therapy skills in this treatment modality. Course instruction will focus on the reproductive and lymphatic system of men and women as it relates to…

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