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December 2017


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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April 2018


Level III Online: Clinical Skills For Treating Pain – Wednesday Evenings – April 2018

April 4, 2018

Four Wednesday evening sessions in April from 6-10pm Toronto time. Dates: April 4th April 11th April 18th April 25th Join this unique venue for learning one of the most important skills that physiotherapists can learn in today’s evidence-based landscape.  If you treat people who have pain for more than 12 weeks, this course is for you. This course is 100% required for anyone who treats pelvic pain because every pelvic pain condition has significant central pain mechanisms. This is not a Graded…

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Level I: The Physical Therapy Approach to Female and Male Urinary Incontinence – Saskatchewan April 2018

April 6, 2018 - April 8, 2018

To register, please visit https://www.usask.ca/cpte/course-opportunities/index.php   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…

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Mobilization of Visceral Fascia: Urinary System – April 2018

April 6, 2018 - April 8, 2018

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 to support the midline of the body. The walls of this canister are occupied…

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

April 14, 2018 - April 15, 2018

Please note – This course takes place over two weekends – April 14-15 and April 28-29, 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…

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Non-Internal Introductory Pelvic Health Course April 2018

April 22, 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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