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An Introduction to Diagnosis and Treatment of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Great Lake Seminars

Format(s):   Live Seminars
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours:   16
Registration Fee:   $575

At the completion of this seminar, the participant will be able to:
Correctly identify and palpate 7 specific tissues in the abdominal pelvic area that create pelvic floor dysfunction and diagnosis.
Correctly diagnose 5 specific lumbar dysfunctions and explain how each can impact 5 pelvic floor diagnoses.
Correctly demonstrate the ability to choose from and instruct patients in 5 specific home program exercises/techniques for the urological and gynecological systems.
Correctly perform 5 specific mobilizations and MET to the lumbar-pelvic complex.
Correctly palpate 7 landmarks of the pelvis, sacrum and coccyx.

Confirmation Notes
This course has been submitted for 16 continuing education hours. Approval amounts may vary per state. Certificates of attendance with the number of course hours will be given to each participant at the completion of the course.

Saturday 7:30am Continental Breakfast 8:00am Lecture: Instruction on normal and abnormal function of the core and pelvic floor 9:00am Lecture: Anatomy instruction / review of the bones and muscles of the lumbar and pelvic region 10:30am Lecture: Instruction on the concepts of Myofasical Release and Muscle Energy Technique for the Pelvis 12:00pm Lunch (on your own) 1:00pm Lab: Bony Pelvis Palpation, MET - flares, slips, rotations 3:00pm Lab: Sacrum palpation, MET - torsions, 3D sacral release, sacral taping, HEP 4:00pm Lecture: Coccyx 5:00pm Lab: Coccyx Palpation 5:30pm Adjourn Sunday 7:30am Continental Breakfast 8:00am Lab: Coccyx Palpation, cont., MET, Mobilization, Taping 10:30am Lab: MFR Anterior Fascial Line - diaphragm, abdominals, psoas, pectineus, adductors 12:00pm Lunch (on your own) 1:00pm Lab: MFR Posterior - QL, multifidus, piriformis, glute med, QF, sacrotuberous ligament 2:30pm Lab: MFR Pelvic Floor (all external) -Ischiocavernosus, superficial transverse perineal, bulbocavernosus, perineal body, levator ani, coccygeus, obturator internus 4:15pm Lab: Case Study group work and overall review 4:45pm Question/answer session, post test, course evaluation 5:00pm Adjourn

This introductory course will provide confidence for the clinician looking to master basic diagnosis and treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction. An evidence-based beginner's guide, instructors will lead therapists through a manual, externally-based approach to assist with treating pelvic floor dysfunction. Clinician's will improve their understanding of the myofascial system and its functional roles to the urological and gynecological systems. This a lab-based course and students will attain a set of tools to use with confidence on Monday morning.

Dates and Locations
Register Address:   Virginia Beach Virginia
Dates:   10-24-2020 - 10-25-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM


Register Address:   Columbus Ohio
Dates:   11-07-2020 - 11-08-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM


Register Address:   Trenton New Jersey
Dates:   12-05-2020 - 12-06-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM