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Introduction to Men’s Health Physiotherapy: Live-Online – March 2021

March 13, 2021 - March 14, 2021
Registration Information
  • Register before
    January 30th, 2021
    for early bird pricing
    $299.00

  • Regular Course Price:
    $299
    after January 30th, 2021

Instructor:

Mr Gerard Greene is a graduate of Trinity College in Dublin and an experienced musculoskeletal & Men’s health physio and is based in the UK. He works in male pelvic pain, pelvic floor rehab post prostate surgery, hard flaccid syndrome & also pelvic floor dysfunction in sport. He has established one of the few new pelvic health physio clinics in the UK and has experience in developing the role and service of Men’s health Physiotherapy.

He has produced a popular Male pelvic pain webinar for the APTA Pelvic Health Academy and delivered a pre-con course at the APTA CSM 2020 conference in Denver on Male Pelvic Health with his good friend and colleague Dr Jo Milios that was attended by approx 50 delegates. He also presented at the conference on Male pelvic pain. He also presented at IFOMPT Asia in Tokyo in September 2020.

He is experienced in the medium of online course delivery through his Assistant Professor of Physiotherapy role in Coventry University UK.

He also presented at WCPT 2017 in Cape Town on Men’s health and was invited to teach the 1st Men’s Health course in South Africa with Joanne Millios (South African Physiotherapy Society).He has delivered Male pelvic health courses/ conferences for the Japanese Physical Therapy Association and delivered one of the 1st practical Men’s health physiotherapy courses in the Middle East ( Dubai ) . He has also taught men’s health courses in UK, Ireland and USA. He is a passionate advocate for more physiotherapists to get involved in Male pelvic health.

In response to COVID-19 he has also set up an online Male pelvic health Telehealth provision. While recognizing the enormous challenges this poses to traditional face to face physiotherapy he has attempted to embrace the opportunities it may also present. He is also proud to be a #tutorwhotreats

Please note:

To register for this course, please download the following registration forms in pdf format and email it to info@pelvichealthsolutions.ca or fax it to 888-653-4533

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Introductory Men’s Health Physiotherapy Live-Online Course March 2021

Course Description:

This new live-online 1.5 day Introductory Men’s Health Physiotherapy course will focus on the assessment and management of the men’s health physiotherapy patient. This course will focus on the detailed history taking of the complex conditions these men present with. Conditions that will be introduced and focused on will be male pelvic pain, male athletic pelvic pain, hard flaccid syndrome, post prostatectomy urinary incontinence and post prostatectomy erectile dysfunction. This course will also focus on addressing the challenges of setting up or building a men’s health physiotherapy service. The course will also focus on how to deliver a telehealth specialist male pelvic health physiotherapy via online platforms such zoom & skype and the challenges and opportunities this poses.

Content:

Male pelvic floor anatomy , function and dysfunction

Developing detailed history taking skills with these complex conditions

Exploring the complex psychological, emotional, cognitive, social & behavioural aspects of the conditions these men present with.

External pelvic floor examination in men’s health physiotherapy

Musculoskeletal assessment in male pelvic health

Treatment and management of male pelvic pain

Role of Musculoskeletal & exercise based physiotherapy in the male pelvic pain patient to include athletic pelvic pain. Bridging the MSK & pelvic health gap 

Role of transabdominal ultrasound scanning & its use in the over or under-active male pelvic floor

Introduction to the management of pelvic floor weakness and urinary incontinence in a post prostate cancer surgery patient

Introduction to post prostatectomy erectile dysfunction 

How to develop a men’s Health physiotherapy service & role: an expanding role for physiotherapists

Strategies to build a patient or client list from multiple sources

How to develop an online telehealth male pelvic health service and addressing the challenges and opportunities that COVID-19 poses

Audience: This course is open to physiotherapists who want to develop/update their interest in men’s health physiotherapy, including those with an orthopaedic (musculoskeletal or sports) background. It is also open to massage therapists, osteopaths, naturopaths, nurses, doctors. Course information/skills taught must only be used within your scope of practice. Please check with your College if you have any questions.

Hours: Saturday 11:00am-7:00pm ET / Sunday 11:00am-4:00pm ET (Toronto)

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