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February 2020

Level 1: The Physical Therapy Approach to Female and Male Urinary Incontinence – February 2020: Calgary, AB

February 21, 2020 - February 23, 2020
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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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April 2020

The Use Of Pessaries For Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) In Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation – April 2020: Calgary, AB

April 4, 2020 - April 5, 2020
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Course Description: This practical course will teach physiotherapists how to prescribe and fit pessaries for pelvic organ prolapse. There is a shortage of pessary prescription in Ontario and this is a delegated act in Ontario for physiotherapists. A sample pessary delegation letter, a full understanding of the risks and benefits of pessary fitting and a strong theoretical component will allow you to be comfortable using pessaries when you go back to your clinic. When working with the patients doctor, physiotherapists…

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Oncology & The Pelvic Floor – April 2020: Calgary, AB

April 17, 2020
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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 1 (or equivalent to be approved) Hours: Hours to be determined Registration…

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May 2020

Gastrointestinal Disorders & The Pelvic Floor – May 2020: Calgary, AB

May 1, 2020 - May 2, 2020
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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 bowel…

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Improving Pelvic Floor Function Through Spinal Manual Therapy – May 2020: Calgary, AB

May 3, 2020
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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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October 2020

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

October 1, 2020 - October 4, 2020
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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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