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June 2020

Bowel and Bladder Treatment of the Client with Neurologic Dysfunction: Live-Online – June 2020

June 6, 2020 - June 7, 2020

This course is taking place as a live-online course and will cover the same material covered in the in-person two-day course.  Description Patients that are being treated for neurologic dysfunction have a variety of therapy services offered to them. However, many physicians and therapists overlook bowel and bladder concerns for these patients as an untreatable side effect. However there are a variety of behavioural and pelvic floor interventions that can be applied to this patient population. This course will present…

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Level 1: The Physical Therapy Approach to Female and Male Urinary Incontinence: Live-Online Course – June 2020

June 13, 2020 - June 14, 2020

Two-part format course:  The lecture component will be conducted as a live-online course June 13-14 from 8:30am-4:30pm EST. You will be able to ask questions or just sit back and listen. All pre-recorded labs will be played. In-Person Labs -- to be completed in-person and is tentatively scheduled to take place in Vaughan, ON on Friday July 17th and Saturday July 18th. You will need attend one of these in-person practical sessions. The lab date could change as we continue to monitor the…

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Diastasis Rectus Abdominis & the Implications for Low back & Pelvic Health: What’s the Solution? – Live-Online Course: June 2020

June 22, 2020

Description: Impairments of abdominal wall anatomy and function have been implicated in multiple conditions associated with pregnancy and delivery including low back and pelvic girdle pain, urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and diastasis rectus abdominis (DRA). DRA is a common occurrence in pregnancy and postpartum, it does not completely recover in some, and the current evidence has not clarified the risk factors for this condition, nor provided direction for treatment. This live-online course is divided into two parts (4 hours…

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Pediatric Incontinence & Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: Live-Online Course – June 2020

June 27, 2020 - June 28, 2020

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 2020

Level 2/3A: Female & Male Pelvic Pain – Level 3 Online / Level 2 In-Person: July 2020

July 9, 2020

This course will be completed in two parts! Please see details below: Level 3 online portion. 4 evening sessions. You must have access to speakers/web camera! Dates - July 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th, 2020 from 6:30-9:30pm EST Level 2 portion in-person - Vaughan, ON - July 25-26, 2020 Attendance is required for both portions of this course! Part A (3A): Course Description: Historically, physiotherapists have been trained from a biomedical approach. Making the transition to a biopsychosocial approach has…

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Gastrointestinal Disorders & The Pelvic Floor – Live-Online Course: July 2020

July 10, 2020 - July 11, 2020

Course Description: A comprehensive approach to gastrointestinal disorders including bowel and digestion dysfunction in the adult population. This approach allows for the consideration of management of multiple factors including nutritional, psychosocial, medical-surgical decisions, and physical therapy advanced examination/interventions. 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…

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