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399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada

October 2020

Pediatric Incontinence & Pelvic Floor Dysfunction – October 2020

October 3, 2020 - October 4, 2020
PHS Vaughan, 399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada
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$815

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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Level 2/3A: Female & Male Pelvic Pain – October 2020

October 22, 2020 - October 25, 2020
PHS Vaughan, 399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada
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$1279

Part A (3A): Course Description: Historically, physiotherapists have been trained from a biomedical approach.  Making the transition to a biopsychosocial approach has been a challenge for many clinicians because of our rich biomechanical training.  Over the past 15 years, research has been knocking on our cognitive door to embrace a biopsychosocial framework when treating persistent pain.  Pain Biology Education has been at the forefront of this practice shift; yet, many physiotherapists are left talking about pain from a biopsychosocial perspective,…

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The Assessment and Treatment of Breastfeeding Conditions – October 2020

October 30, 2020 - November 2, 2020
PHS Vaughan, 399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada
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$970

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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November 2020

Non-Internal Introductory Pelvic Health Course – November 2020

November 22, 2020
PHS Vaughan, 399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada
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$290

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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CBT Skills for Distressing Physical Symptoms – November 2020

November 28, 2020 - November 29, 2020
PHS Vaughan, 399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada
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$665

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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December 2020

The Use Of Pessaries For Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) In Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation – December 2020

December 5, 2020 - December 6, 2020
PHS Vaughan, 399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada
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$715

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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Level 1: The Physical Therapy Approach to Female and Male Urinary Incontinence – December 2020

December 11, 2020 - December 13, 2020
PHS Vaughan, 399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada
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$870

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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