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Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada

October 2019

Treating Male Pelvic Pain – October 2019

October 26, 2019 - October 27, 2019
PHS Vaughan, 399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada
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$870

Course Description: Treating Male Pelvic Pain: A Biopsychosocial Approach is a comprehensive course designed to take you towards becoming the expert in helping men recover from pelvic pain. This course integrates the multifaceted complexities of male pelvic pain, combining neuroscience with a hands-on approach. It gives you practical knowledge and training to help your patients get on the road to recovery. You’ll learn advanced assessment and treatment skills that will increase your confidence and comfort treating men with pelvic pain.…

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November 2019

Pediatric Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (FGID): Evaluation and Management – November 2019

November 1, 2019 - November 3, 2019
PHS Vaughan, 399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada
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$870

Course Description: This 2.5 day course is the next step for therapists who focus on the pediatric pelvic floor patient population. It is designed to expand your knowledge of development of normal bowel patterns in children, introduce the new Rome IV criteria (Zeevenhooven et al. 2017), and review the anatomy and physiology of the GI system with emphasis pediatric Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (FGID). According to van den Berg et al, up to 30 percent of children suffer from constipation and…

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Level 2 & 3A: Female & Male Pelvic Pain – Level 3A Online (November 2019) / Level 2 In-Person (January 2020)

November 7, 2019
PHS Vaughan, 399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada
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$1279

This course will be completed in two parts! Please see details below: Level 3A online portion. 4 evening sessions. You must have access to speakers/web camera/headphones! Dates - November 7th, November 14th, November 28th & December 5th, 2019 from 6-10pm Toronto time Level 2 portion in-person - Vaughan, ON - January 18-19, 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…

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Level I: The Physical Therapy Approach to Female and Male Urinary Incontinence – November 2019

November 8, 2019 - November 10, 2019
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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The Use Of Pessaries For Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) In Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation – November 2019

November 16, 2019 - November 17, 2019
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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Bowel and Bladder Treatment of the Client with Neurologic Dysfunction – November 2019

November 23, 2019 - November 24, 2019
PHS Vaughan, 399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada
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$715

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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December 2019

Oncology & The Pelvic Floor – December 2019

December 6, 2019
PHS Vaughan, 399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada
$290

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 I & II (or equivalent to be approved) Hours: One-day course. Hours…

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Breast Cancer Rehabilitation – December 2019

December 7, 2019 - December 8, 2019
PHS Vaughan, 399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada
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$715

Course Description 1 in 8 women in Canada will be diagnosed with breast cancer but advances in cancer treatment have led to a 5-year survival rate that is close to 90%.   This high survival rate means that many people are left with physical, emotional and psychosocial impairments that often go unrecognized and untreated long after the disease has been removed. Restoring health is more than removing disease and physical therapists are well positioned to help.   This course will teach…

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Pregnancy, Pelvic Girdle Pain & The Pelvic Floor – December 2019

December 13, 2019 - December 14, 2019
PHS Vaughan, 399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada
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$665

Course Description: This advanced level course has been designed to teach pelvic health professionals how to assess and treat pelvic floor dysfunction as it relates to pregnancy. Pregnancy and pelvic floor function go hand-in-hand. Understand the research that supports pelvic floor training during and after pregnancy and learn how to advise your patients on how to safely exercise based on clinical practice guidelines. Learn how to educate your patients on what to expect during labor and delivery to optimize pelvic…

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January 2020

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

January 10, 2020 - January 12, 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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Labour & Delivery: Maternal Support through Comfort Measures and Pelvic Biomechanics – January 2020

January 25, 2020 - January 26, 2020
PHS Vaughan, 399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada
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$665

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 two day 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…

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Mobilization of Visceral Fascia: GI System – January 2020

January 31, 2020 - February 2, 2020
PHS Vaughan, 399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada
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$870

Description: This continuing education course provides comprehensive knowledge concerning the relationship between the connective tissue surrounding the visceral structures of the gastrointestinal system as it relates to normal function of the musculoskeletal system. Students will learn a variety of manual therapy techniques for mobilizing the fascial structures of the gastrointestinal viscera as they relate to the somatic frame. The fascial system consists of four concentric layers, with the visceral layer, which is the most complex, beginning at the naso-pharynx and…

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February 2020

Non-Internal Introductory Pelvic Health Course – February 2020

February 9, 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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An Integrative Approach to Chronic Pelvic Pain with Endometriosis Masterclass: Nutrition and Physical Therapy – February 2020

February 22, 2020 - February 23, 2020
PHS Vaughan, 399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada
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$815

Course Description: In this course, the participants will learn to integrate manual physical therapy, pain science education, health coaching, and nutrition therapy for patients with complex pelvic pain conditions including endometriosis. Course Objectives: 1. The participants will demonstrate how to integrative mindfulness practices, and questions about stress, sleep, nutrition, movement, and support networks into a history for a woman with chronic pelvic pain. 2. The participants will demonstrate explaining the relationship of the biopsychosocial stress load on the brain and…

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Mobilization of Visceral Fascia: Urinary System – February 2020

February 28, 2020 - March 1, 2020
PHS Vaughan, 399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada
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$870

Course Description: The fascial system consists of four concentric layers, with the visceral layer beginning at the naso-pharynx and ending at the anal aperture. This course will focus on theory and manual therapy technique for mobilizing fascial structures of the visceral system. The abdomino-pelvic canister is a functional and anatomical construct comprised of the somatic structures of the abdominal cavity and pelvic basin, which work synergistically to support the midline of the body. The walls of this canister are occupied…

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March 2020

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

March 27, 2020 - March 29, 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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April 2020

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

April 2, 2020 - April 5, 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 Male Pelvic Health Masterclass – April 2020

April 24, 2020
PHS Vaughan, 399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada
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$290

Description: Although there has been a huge growth in interest in male pelvic health over the past decade, with a growing body of research to match, there is still a lack of pelvic rehab practitioners to treat men with pelvic health issues. This one day Masterclass is designed to give the physiotherapist confidence and a skillset in treating men, particularly in the areas of pelvic pain, bladder and erectile dysfunction and pre and post-prostatectomy recovery. Which skills are transferable for…

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The Evil Triplets of Pelvic Pain (and their friends…) – April 2020

April 25, 2020 - April 26, 2020
PHS Vaughan, 399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada
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$815

Chung (2012) described the Evil Triplets of Pelvic Pain as Endometriosis, Interstitial Cystitis and Pudendal Neuralgia, but for three widely discussed diseases/syndromes in the literature, there is still a lot of misunderstanding, misdiagnosis and delayed or mis-treatment. Endometriosis affects up to 15% of all women worldwide, but many women wait many years and see many different providers before arriving at accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment (hint: it is not hysterectomy!). This means that for many women, disabling pain, dysmenorrhea, dyspareunia,…

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May 2020

Non-Internal Introductory Pelvic Health Course – May 2020

May 8, 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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Pregnancy, Pelvic Girdle Pain & The Pelvic Floor – May 2020

May 22, 2020 - May 23, 2020
PHS Vaughan, 399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada
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$665

Course Description: This advanced level course has been designed to teach pelvic health professionals how to assess and treat pelvic floor dysfunction as it relates to pregnancy. Pregnancy and pelvic floor function go hand-in-hand. Understand the research that supports pelvic floor training during and after pregnancy and learn how to advise your patients on how to safely exercise based on clinical practice guidelines. Learn how to educate your patients on what to expect during labor and delivery to optimize pelvic…

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June 2020

Bowel and Bladder Treatment of the Client with Neurologic Dysfunction – June 2020

June 6, 2020 - June 7, 2020
PHS Vaughan, 399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada
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$715

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

June 12, 2020 - June 14, 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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Pediatric Incontinence & Pelvic Floor Dysfunction – June 2020

June 27, 2020 - June 28, 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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July 2020

Treating and Training the Female Runner – July 2020

July 11, 2020 - July 12, 2020
PHS Vaughan, 399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada
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$815

Course Description: The female runner presents practitioners with unique challenges. Women are 2x more likely to sustain a running injury than men; experience a higher rate of incontinence than age-matched women in the general population; and need to navigate the changes brought by pregnancy and postpartum to continue to participate in their sport of choice. It is critical that both male and female orthopedic, sports medicine, and pelvic health professionals recognize and have skills to address the inter-relationship of musculoskeletal,…

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Treating Male Pelvic Pain – July 2020

July 18, 2020 - July 19, 2020
PHS Vaughan, 399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada
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$870

Course Description: Treating Male Pelvic Pain: A Biopsychosocial Approach is a comprehensive course designed to take you towards becoming the expert in helping men recover from pelvic pain. This course integrates the multifaceted complexities of male pelvic pain, combining neuroscience with a hands-on approach. It gives you practical knowledge and training to help your patients get on the road to recovery. You’ll learn advanced assessment and treatment skills that will increase your confidence and comfort treating men with pelvic pain.…

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September 2020

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

September 11, 2020 - September 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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Oncology & The Pelvic Floor – September 2020

September 18, 2020
PHS Vaughan, 399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada
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$290

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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Menopause: An Integrative Approach For Physiotherapists – September 2020

September 26, 2020 - September 27, 2020
PHS Vaughan, 399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada
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$815

Course Description: Many women experience symptoms during the menopause transition that may impact their quality of life. The majority of literature focuses on identification and medical management of symptoms that women experience during menopause (McGinnis et al 2008). Many of these symptoms can be addressed by skilled and integrative pelvic rehab, including vaginal atrophy, sexual health and pelvic organ prolapse, as well as the many musculo-skeletal health issues that may present during peri-menopause. We will explore the research which supports…

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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

Gastrointestinal Disorders & The Pelvic Floor – November 2020

November 13, 2020 - November 14, 2020
PHS Vaughan, 399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada
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$815

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 – November 2020

November 15, 2020
PHS Vaughan, 399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada
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$290

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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Pregnancy, Pelvic Girdle Pain & The Pelvic Floor – November 2020

November 20, 2020 - November 21, 2020
PHS Vaughan, 399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada
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$665

Course Description: This advanced level course has been designed to teach pelvic health professionals how to assess and treat pelvic floor dysfunction as it relates to pregnancy. Pregnancy and pelvic floor function go hand-in-hand. Understand the research that supports pelvic floor training during and after pregnancy and learn how to advise your patients on how to safely exercise based on clinical practice guidelines. Learn how to educate your patients on what to expect during labor and delivery to optimize pelvic…

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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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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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