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September 2020

Labour & Delivery: Maternal Support through Comfort Measures and Pelvic Biomechanics: Live-Online Course – September 2020

September 16, 2020

This course will take place as a live-online course and will cover the same material covered in the in-person two-day course with all labs demonstrated via video. The course will be condensed since breaks will be shorted and no practice time is needed. In order to help participants consolidate the information, there will be the addition of virtual groups to work through a variety of case studies. Course Description: Women often come to need pelvic health physiotherapy as a result…

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Level 2/3A: Female & Male Pelvic Pain – Calgary, AB – Level 3 Online (September) / Level 2 In-Person (September) 2020

September 17, 2020
Calgary, AB Calgary, Alberta Canada + Google Map

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 - September 17, 24, October 1 & 8, 2020 from 6:30-9:30 pm Level 2 portion in-person - Calgary, AB - September 19-20, 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…

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Oncology & The Pelvic Floor: Live-Online – September 2020

September 19, 2020

Description: Cancers in the pelvis account for a relatively large percentage of new diagnoses for both cis-males and females.  Side effects can occur with any type of cancer treatment, whether that be surgical, radiation, or chemotherapy. The severity and type of side effects will depend on the specific area or organs effected, size of area treated, type and amount of surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, and overall health and co-morbidities. Pelvic health physiotherapy is uniquely positioned to address symptoms of cancer treatment including…

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Male Sexuality & Pelvic Pain: Navigating Care Through a Biopsychosocial Lens: Live-Online Course – September 2020

September 20, 2020

Description: Accounting for nearly 2 million doctor visits per year, countless men experience pain 'down below’ with little to no help. Endless specialists, traumatic medical experiences, failed treatments, pain with boners, and the incessant search for a cure leaves no time (or energy) for fun in the bedroom. Sexual health, intimacy, and pain are all intertwined which is no surprise that this clinical enigma leaves those with penises feeling socially isolated and hopeless. In this interactive course, you’ll gain an…

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Level 1: The Physical Therapy Approach to Female and Male Urinary Incontinence: Ottawa, ON – September 2020

September 25, 2020 - September 27, 2020
1385 Woodroffe Ave, 1385 Woodroffe Ave
Ottawa, Ontario Canada
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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 2020

The Assessment and Treatment of Breastfeeding Conditions – October 2020: Calgary, AB

October 1, 2020 - October 4, 2020
Calgary, AB Calgary, Alberta Canada + Google Map

Course description: This four-day course will teach participants to assess and manage lactation related conditions in mothers and infants. Women’s health goes beyond the pelvis and physiotherapists, midwives, physicians, and others can contribute a unique set of skills to this field. Participants will learn about breast anatomy, stages of lactation, mechanical and chemical causes of breast inflammation, clinical problem solving, and evidence-based intervention options. A biopsychosocial framework will be used to address multifactorial conditions. The infant component of the course…

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