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April 2017


4th Pelvic Health Symposium

April 23, 2017

The 4th Pelvic Health Symposium will give you an exceptional conference experience, which will challenge your theoretical and practical knowledge of pelvic health.  Listen to their knowledge, and deepen your understanding of pelvic health and all of the factors that will make you a top-notch, excellent clinician. If your patients have a pelvis, you will benefit from this conference! You don’t have to be a practicing internal pelvic health therapist in order to benefit from this one-day conference. Learn the science,…

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May 2017


Mobilization of Visceral Fascia: Urinary System

May 5, 2017 - May 7, 2017

Course is full! Please email Sarah at info@pelvichealthsolutions.ca to be added to the wait-list Course Description: The fascial system consists of four concentric layers, with the visceral layer beginning at the naso-pharynx and ending at the anal aperture. This course will focus on theory and manual therapy technique for mobilizing fascial structures of the visceral system. The abdomino-pelvic canister is a functional and anatomical construct comprised of the somatic structures of the abdominal cavity and pelvic basin, which work synergistically…

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June 2017


Pain Biology Education: Learn, Be Creative & Practice

June 3, 2017

Description: Learn with one of Canada’s most experienced physiotherapists in the world of pain biology education, Debbie Patterson.  Debbie’s wealth of knowledge and clinical experience (35+ years) in teaching patients about pain brings the skills of educating patients about pain alive for both clinicians and patients alike.  Role playing and practicing the skills of how to educate patients is key to getting great patient compliance and understanding. This one-day course will give you the skills to teach and the time…

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

June 23, 2017 - June 25, 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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July 2017


The Female Athlete – Bulletproof your Core and Pelvic Floor

July 22, 2017 - July 23, 2017

Bulletproof your Core and Pelvic Floor (lumbosacral, abdominal, pelvis, pelvic floor, hip, legs) Course Description: High intensity has been popular for decades. However people like Jane Fonda, Les Mills, bootcamps, Obstacle Course Racing and CrossFit have made high intensity exercise popular for females. The USA Weightlifting Federation has seen a significant increase in membership largely in part to CrossFit’s use of Olympic Weightlifting in its exercise programming. With such high level physical challenges come concerns about how to manage common…

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