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October 2018

$765

The Fascial Connection To Restore Movement – October 2018

October 20, 2018 - October 21, 2018

Formerly titled The Pelvic Floor Without Borders 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 addressing…

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November 2018

$715

The Use Of Pessaries For Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) In Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation – November 2018

November 3, 2018 - November 4, 2018

Please note – There is currently a physiotherapist in Ottawa who has been trained to fit pessaries in Ontario. She has successfully integrated this into her practice by getting delegation from the family doctor or gynecologist to do this act. Nurse Practitioners are also appropriate to take this course in order to fit pessaries with their patients. Course Description: This practical course will teach physiotherapists how to prescribe and fit pessaries for pelvic organ prolapse. There is a shortage of…

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$870

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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$595

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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$665

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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$815

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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December 2018

$1279

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

December 13, 2018 - December 16, 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 them appropriately using evidence-based practice. In the final two days, you will learn the evaluation and treatments for…

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January 2019

$1279

Level II/III: Female & Male Pelvic Pain – January 2019

January 10, 2019 - January 13, 2019

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 them appropriately using evidence-based practice. In the final two days, you will learn the evaluation and treatments for…

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$870

Level I: The Physical Therapy Approach to Female and Male Urinary Incontinence – January 2019

January 25, 2019 - January 27, 2019

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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February 2019

$815

Mobilization of Visceral Fascia: Urinary System – February 2019

February 8, 2019 - February 10, 2019

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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$815

An Integrative Approach to Chronic Pelvic Pain with Endometriosis Masterclass – Nutrition and Physical Therapy – February 2019

February 23, 2019 - February 24, 2019

Course Description: In this course, the participants will learn to integrate manual physical therapy, pain science education, health coaching, and nutrition therapy for patients with complex pelvic pain conditions including endometriosis.   Course Objectives: 1. The participants will demonstrate how to integrative mindfulness practices, and questions about stress, sleep, nutrition, movement, and support networks into a history for a woman with chronic pelvic pain. 2. The participants will demonstrate explaining the relationship of the biopsychosocial stress load on the brain…

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March 2019

$290

Non-Internal Introductory Pelvic Health Course – March 2019

March 24, 2019

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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$870

Level I: The Physical Therapy Approach to Female and Male Urinary Incontinence – March 2019

March 29, 2019 - March 31, 2019

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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April 2019

$1279

Level II/III: Female & Male Pelvic Pain – April 2019

April 11, 2019 - April 14, 2019

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 them appropriately using evidence-based practice. In the final two days, you will learn the evaluation and treatments for…

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$665

Pregnancy, Pelvic Girdle Pain & The Pelvic Floor – April 2019

April 27, 2019 - April 28, 2019

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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May 2019

$870

Level I: The Physical Therapy Approach to Female and Male Urinary Incontinence – May 2019

May 24, 2019 - May 26, 2019

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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$290

Improving Pelvic Floor Function Through Spinal Manual Therapy – May 2019

May 31, 2019

Course Description: Look beyond the traditional regional approach of pelvic floor PT to understand how addressing dysfunctions of the transitional regions of the spine – from the lumbosacral region to the upper cervical spine can positively affect lumbo/pelvic dysfunction. This 1-day course is designed to expand your current practice through evidence based and biologically plausible methods of examination and intervention of both upper quarter dysfunctions and the lower quarter region. A complete review of the anatomy and physiology of the…

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June 2019

$815

Gastrointestinal Disorders and The Pelvic Floor – June 2019

June 1, 2019 - June 2, 2019

Description: Learn a comprehensive approach to gastrointestinal disorders including bowel and digestion dysfunction through didactic lectures, hands on labs and case study presentations. This approach allows for the consideration of management of multiple factors including nutritional, behavioural, medical-surgical decisions, and advanced physical therapy examination and treatment. A comprehensive approach will lead to improved management of this complex patient, as a varied intervention approach is required to be successful.   Through completion of this course, participants will: Understand and define functional…

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$815

Pediatric Incontinence & Pelvic Floor Dysfunction – June 2019

June 8, 2019 - June 9, 2019

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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July 2019

$815

Mobilization of Visceral Fascia: Urinary System – July 2019

July 12, 2019 - July 14, 2019

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…

Find out more »

September 2019

$870

Level I: The Physical Therapy Approach to Female and Male Urinary Incontinence – September 2019

September 20, 2019 - September 22, 2019

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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October 2019

$1279

Level II/III: Female & Male Pelvic Pain – October 2019

October 24, 2019 - October 27, 2019

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 them appropriately using evidence-based practice. In the final two days, you will learn the evaluation and treatments for…

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November 2019

$870

Level I: The Physical Therapy Approach to Female and Male Urinary Incontinence – November 2019

November 8, 2019 - November 10, 2019

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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$715

The Use Of Pessaries For Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) In Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation – November 2019

November 16, 2019 - November 17, 2019

Please note – There is currently a physiotherapist in Ottawa who has been trained to fit pessaries in Ontario. She has successfully integrated this into her practice by getting delegation from the family doctor or gynecologist to do this act. Nurse Practitioners are also appropriate to take this course in order to fit pessaries with their patients. Course Description: This practical course will teach physiotherapists how to prescribe and fit pessaries for pelvic organ prolapse. There is a shortage of…

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$290

Oncology & The Pelvic Floor – November 2019

November 22, 2019

Through completion of this course, participants will understand: The different types of pelvic cancers in men and women The medical treatments for various pelvic cancers The side effects of chemotherapy and radiation The various dilator protocols that are used after pelvic cancer/radiation The role of physiotherapy as a multidisciplinary team member during and after cancer diagnosis and treatment Appropriate exercise programs/prescription after pelvic cancer and treatment Prerequisites: Levels I, II and III (or equivalent to be approved) Hours: One-day course.…

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$715

Breast Cancer Rehabilitation – November 2019

November 23, 2019 - November 24, 2019

Course Description 1 in 8 women in Canada will be diagnosed with breast cancer but advances in cancer treatment have led to a 5-year survival rate that is close to 90%.   This high survival rate means that many people are left with physical, emotional and psychosocial impairments that often go unrecognized and untreated long after the disease has been removed. Restoring health is more than removing disease and physical therapists are well positioned to help.   This course will teach…

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$665

Pregnancy, Pelvic Girdle Pain & The Pelvic Floor – November 2019

November 30, 2019 - December 1, 2019

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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