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July 2018

Trauma & The Pelvic Floor – Online

July 17, 2018
$399

This is an online course offered through Embodia Academy. To register, please use this link:  https://embodiaacademy.com/courses/89-trauma-the-pelvic-floor-pelvic-health-solutions   Course Description: This course will be focused on understanding the impact of trauma on physical and emotional health and the barriers trauma may present to patient’s experiences in healthcare, particularly pelvic physiotherapy. Over the course of the workshop we will explore the two most common types of trauma impacting pelvic health – childhood sexual abuse and birth trauma. We will explore how physiotherapists can…

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Let’s Talk About Sex: Addressing Sexual Function With Your Patients – Online

July 17, 2018
$399

This is an online course offered through Embodia Academy. To register, please use this link:  https://embodiaacademy.com/courses/78-let-s-talk-about-sex-addressing-sexual-function-with-your-patients-pelvic-health-solutions   Description: The rehabilitation clinician is trained to provide treatment to restore function, improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent disability. Sexual activity is a valuable part of a person’s function and can be impacted by physical as well as psycho-social changes that occur in illness and disease processes. All medical providers should be aware of multiple dimensions of sexual health and also the domains that…

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September 2018

3M: Differential Diagnosis for Mechanical Hip, Low Back and Pelvic Girdle Pain – Online

September 29, 2018
$249

This is an online course offered through Embodia Academy. To register, please use this link:  3M: Differential Diagnosis for Mechanical Hip, Low Back and Pelvic Girdle Pain Course Description: Sometimes going back to the basics is what it takes to really grow your practice! 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 patient…

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February 2019

Cultural Competencies In Pelvic Health – Online

February 7, 2019
$199

This is an online course offered through Embodia Academy. To register, please use this link:  https://www.embodiaapp.com/courses/59-cultural-competencies-in-pelvic-health-pelvic-health-solutions Description: In this course by Pelvic Health Solutions (PHS), we explore the health care experience of specific marginalized groups. Homophobia, heterosexism and social determinants of health are barriers to health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) persons. Participants will come away with a deeper understanding of the unique health care needs of the LGBTQ community, through discussion of ideas such as gender…

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March 2019

Meeting the Challenge of Change: Case-Study Based, Small Group Mentoring

March 27, 2019

Date to be determined as this program will be offered continuously during the year, with a new group starting every time there are 10 people registered   Instructors: These amazing women are a hand-selected group of clinicians with expertise in a biopsychosocial framework, having participated in a “Train the Trainer” program with Carolyn Vandyken   Cost: $199 + HST for a ten-month online program,   Setting: This live online, small-group program (max. 10 participants) will meet for one hour every…

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May 2019

Clinical Skills For Treating Pain (level III): Wednesday Evenings – May/June 2019

May 22, 2019
$815

4 Wednesday evening sessions in May/June 2019 from 6-10pm Toronto time   Dates: May 22 May 29 June 5 June 12 Join this unique venue for learning one of the most important skills that physiotherapists can learn in today's evidence-based landscape. If you treat people who have pain for more than 12 weeks, this course is for you. This course is 100% required for anyone who treats pelvic pain because every pelvic pain condition has significant central pain mechanisms. This is…

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April 2020

Innovative Exercises for the Sensitive Nervous System (level 3B) – April 2020: Online

April 4, 2020 - April 5, 2020
$575

This course will be run live online through zoom. You will need to have space around your computer that you can put a yoga mat down and be seen by the instructor to correct positions and offer suggestions.  This lab-based class will be highly interactive so you will need a quiet space (a closed room) or wireless headphones to listen while moving around. You will require the following yoga equipment:  Yoga mat 2 yoga blocks Yoga bolster (if you have…

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July 2020

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

July 10, 2020 - July 11, 2020
$545

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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Treating and Training the Female Runner: Live-Online Course – July 2020

July 11, 2020 - July 12, 2020
$550

Update on Live-Online Format and Information The live course Treating and Training the Female Runner is transitioning to a live-online offering. The course content and labs have been adapted to create a robust, interactive learning experience. The early feedback from delivering the course this way in March at the start of the crisis was exciting!  We suggest looking at the information here to understand how the platform works, how you will be able interact with Julie and other participants and…

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Improving Pelvic Floor Function Through Spinal Manual Therapy – Live-Online Course: July 2020

July 12, 2020
$225

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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September 2020

Level 1: The Physical Therapy Approach to Female and Male Urinary Incontinence – Combined online/in-person – September 2020

September 11, 2020 - September 13, 2020
$795

SPOTS STILL AVAILABLE FOR CALGARY, AB AND ABBOTSFORD, BC. Email info@pelvichealthsolutions.ca if wanting to register for those locations. Two-part format course:  The lecture component will be conducted as a live-online course September 11-12, 2020 from 10:30am-6:30pm 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 on September 13, 2020 at various set locations (Vaughan, ON / Perth, ON / Calgary, AB /…

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

September 26, 2020 - September 27, 2020
$199

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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October 2020

Pregnancy, Pelvic Girdle Pain & The Pelvic Floor – October 2020: Live-Online Course

October 16, 2020 - October 17, 2020
$395

Course Description: Pregnancy and pelvic floor function go hand-in-hand. This advanced level course has been designed to enhance relevant care providers knowledge of how to optimize pelvic health through the perinatal care period and to better understand the factors that are actually driving pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain. We will review best practices related to preventing pelvic floor dysfunction through pregnancy and birth and restoring the pelvic floor post-partum. An overview of best practices related to exercise prescription pre and post-partum…

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February 2021

Diastasis Rectus Abdominis & the Implications for Low back & Pelvic Health: What’s the Solution? – Live-Online Course: February 2021

February 12, 2021
$199

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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Labour & Delivery: Maternal Support through Comfort Measures and Pelvic Biomechanics: Live-Online Course – February 2021

February 17, 2021
$495

Course Description: Women often come to need pelvic health physiotherapy as a result of their obstetrical injuries but what if therapists can use their knowledge of pelvic biomechanics to assist women to deliver their babies with less risk to the pelvic floor while also considering other orthopaedic conditions? This course will teach participants the ways in which therapists can play an important role in the delivery room. We will examine birth and its processes as well as typical standards of…

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Breast Cancer Rehabilitation: Live-Online – February 2021

February 20, 2021 - February 21, 2021
$395

Did you know 1 in 8 women in Canada will develop breast cancer and over 65% will be left with impairments that can be treated/prevented by rehabilitation professionals.  Cancer treatments can also leave people with or at risk for other chronic diseases. Would you like to learn how to work in a specialized area of practice? Do you want to empower people with tools to be physically resilient through treatment? Would you like to learn from experts in the field?…

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Non-Internal Introductory Pelvic Health Course: Live-Online – February 2021

February 28, 2021
$199

To Kegel or Not: That is the Question!! Pelvic floor problems are prevalent in more than 2/3 of women with LBP/PGP, and 1/3 of men with LBP Is this important fact affecting your outcomes for chronic LBP? Course Description: Pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) can include hypertonic and hypotonic muscle problems. It is not all about kegels! How can you tell if your patient is over-recruiting their pelvic floor if you cannot do an internal exam? Not all clinicians want to…

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March 2021

Bowel and Bladder Treatment of the Client with Neurologic Dysfunction: Live-Online – March 2021

March 6, 2021 - March 7, 2021
$399

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 the common bowel/bladder and sexual side effects that patients can experience with diagnoses of stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, ALS, Spinal cord injury…

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

March 13, 2021 - March 14, 2021
$299

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…

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Trauma & The Pelvic Floor in the Age of COVID-19: Treating Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault & Birth Trauma: Live-Online – March 2021

March 21, 2021
$199

Course Description: This course will be focused on understanding the impact of trauma on physical and emotional health and the barriers trauma may present to patient’s experiences in healthcare, particularly pelvic floor physiotherapy. Over the course of the workshop we will explore the two most common types of trauma impacting pelvic health – childhood sexual abuse and birth trauma. We will explore how physiotherapists can apply a trauma informed lens to their practice resulting in greater awareness, understanding and sensitivity…

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Integrating Yoga into Pelvic Pain Care: Live-Online – March 2021

March 24, 2021
$225

Description: A growing number of health professionals are recommending yoga to their patients with pelvic pain particularly since we have compelling research to support yoga as a potentially safe and effective approach for improving function, pain and quality of life for people with chronic pain. Additionally, a growing number of people in pain are looking to yoga for solutions, but often do not find a safe or appropriate fit to adapt to their needs. As a pelvic health professional, you…

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April 2021

CBT Skills for Distressing Physical Symptoms: Live Online – April 2021

April 17, 2021 - April 18, 2021
$395

Course Description: The landscape in physical rehabilitation settings is changing rapidly as the research continues to identify numerous benefits of integrating psychosocial strategies into treatment. An individual’s beliefs, thoughts, and emotions will influence their physiology, their experience of their symptoms and how they engage in their unique rehabilitation process. Your effectiveness as a practitioner is determined largely by your capacity to intentionally identify and address these factors. However, these are skills that are not taught in most traditional physical rehabilitation…

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Diastasis Rectus Abdominis & the Implications for Low back & Pelvic Health: What’s the Solution? – Live-Online Course: April 2021

April 24, 2021 - April 25, 2021
$199

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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8th Pelvic Health Symposium: Live-Online – April 2021

April 30, 2021
$179

Live-Online Event The 8th Pelvic Health Solution's live-online symposium will enrich your theoretical and practical knowledge of pelvic health. Learn the science, critical reasoning and inter-disciplinary approaches needed to fully understand the direction that pelvic health is taking in your community, provincially, nationally and internationally. 10:15am - 6:00pm ET (Toronto) - please convert to your local time zone   Descriptions Is The Bench Evidence (Research) Enough to Throw the BIO (Baby) Out With the Bathwater? - Diane Lee The current…

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May 2021

Pediatric Incontinence & Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: Live-Online – May 2021

May 7, 2021 - May 8, 2021
$545

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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Cesarean Birth: The Role of Physiotherapy in Preparation & Recovery: Live-Online – May 2021

May 10, 2021
$79

In Canada, ~1 in 3 babies will be born by a Cesarean Section.  With few guidelines and information about Cesarean recovery, many birthing people don’t receive meaningful guidance on how to navigate their recovery.  They are left struggling to understand how to deal with issues that may arise (eg. pain conditions), when and how to return to exercise as well as how to appropriately progress exercise programs. Physiotherapy has an important role to play in filling this gap and supporting…

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Introduction to Social Media Marketing for Health & Wellness Professionals: Live-online – May 2021

May 13, 2021
$49

Description: This course will introduce you to the many free features of Facebook and Instagram that can help you build your online presence.  We will develop a framework to help you identify who your audience is, and how to write content that will connect with them in an engaging and educational way, without needing to spend hours writing or planning. Participants will also be invited to take part in a 5 day social media challenge running to help put your…

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Special Topics in Pelvic Genital Rehabilitation: Post Vasectomy, Circumcision, Hernia Repair & Penile Assessment & Treatment: Live-Online – May 2021

May 19, 2021
$149

Description: This 2-part course introduces the participant to penile assessment and treatment and discusses specific dysfunctions related post-vasectomy, circumcision and hernia. What is the role of pelvic physiotherapy? Objectives: Following this 6 hour lecture series the participant will be able to: List the indications and contraindications, precautions for genital rehabilitation related to the spermatic cord, testicles, scrotum and penis Demonstrate skills for creating a safer environment for genital rehabilitation within the participant's scope of practice and with appropriate attention to…

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