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Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada

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June 2018

$815

Pediatric Incontinence & Pelvic Floor Dysfunction June 2018

June 23, 2018 - June 24, 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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September 2018

$815

Gastrointestinal Disorders and The Pelvic Floor – September 2018

September 7, 2018 - September 8, 2018

Course Description: A comprehensive approach to gastrointestinal disorders including bowel and digestion dysfunction. This approach allows for the consideration of management of multiple factors s including nutritional, psychosocial, medical-surgical decisions, and physical therapy examination/intervention advanced intervention. A multifactorial approach can often lead to improved management of this complex patient as a varied intervention approach may be required to be successful. A comprehensive understanding of the physiology and symptom manifestation can improve the ability to develop a comprehensive intervention strategy tailored…

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$290

Improving Pelvic Floor Function Through Spinal Manual Therapy – September 2018

September 9, 2018

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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$815

Functional Nutrition For Women’s Health – September 2018

September 15, 2018 - September 16, 2018

Course description: Functional Nutrition for Women’s Health educates the participants to skillfully understand the research on functional nutrition, and lifestyle medicine (such as sleep improvement, daily movement, and stress reduction strategies) to address: Sex Differences in The Stress Response using Nutrition and Mind-Body Medicine to Reduce Stress in Women. Optimizing Digestive Function and Supporting Healthy Nutrition Through the Lifespan. The Elevated Risk of Autoimmunity in Women and how to mitigate that risk and support women with autoimmune conditions with nutrition…

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$870

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

September 21, 2018 - September 23, 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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$495

Back to Basics: The 3M Strategy – Marketing, Managing Your Practice, and Mechanical Pain – September 2018

September 29, 2018 - September 30, 2018

Course Description: This course is designed to review the basics of building your pelvic health practice. Whether you are an internal or externally-based pelvic health practitioner, the basic tools of assessment, screening for mechanical pain, and utilizing your resources will be reviewed and expanded upon in this course. These are often the key building blocks that are missing in practice that can stop practitioners from getting to the next level.   The second half of this course (Sunday) will teach…

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October 2018

$870

Menopause: An Integrative Approach For Physiotherapists

October 13, 2018 - October 14, 2018

Course Description: Many women experience symptoms during the menopause transition that may impact their quality of life. The majority of literature focuses on identification and medical management of symptoms that women experience during menopause (McGinnis et al 2008). Many of these symptoms can be addressed by skilled and integrative pelvic rehab, including vaginal atrophy, sexual health and pelvic organ prolapse, as well as the many musculo-skeletal health issues that may present during peri-menopause. We will explore the research which supports…

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$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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$1279

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

October 25, 2018 - October 28, 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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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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