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April 2017


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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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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June 2018


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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July 2018


Trauma & The Pelvic Floor – Online

July 17, 2018

This is an online course offered through Embodia Academy. To register, please use this link:  https://embodiaacademy.com/courses/89-trauma-the-pelvic-floor-pelvic-health-solutions   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…

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

July 17, 2018

This is an online course offered through Embodia Academy. To register, please use this link:  https://embodiaacademy.com/courses/78-let-s-talk-about-sex-addressing-sexual-function-with-your-patients-pelvic-health-solutions   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…

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The Female Athlete – Bulletproof your Core and Pelvic Floor

July 28, 2018 - July 29, 2018

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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