Women's Pelvic Floor Health
Module 1 : 12-13 Jan, 2024
Module 2: 14-15 Jan, 2024
Module 3: 16-17 Jan, 2024
6 Face to face teaching Days with a mandatory online module Through this diploma, the participants will take in depth overview of the pelvic anatomy , function and dysfunction with specific focus on pelvic floor dysfunction and female urinary dysfunction , in addition to focus on different chronic pelvic pain , physical therapy role in ante- natal and post- natal in addition to lower bowel dysfunction . All the previous will be discussed and looked through evidence base management plus exploring the role of a women health specialist in depth. By the end of the diploma the participants will be confident to interview patients with the above conditions, assess and apply proper treatment plan to achieve gaining healthy life style for these female patients
Course Content :
Topics to be covered:
Demonstrate ICU Earning knowledge of the female pelvic anatomy & function.
Supervised pelvic floor muscle evaluation (external palpation & internal vaginal examination).
Recognizing signs leading to the impairment or limitations & being able to suggest treatment ( manual therapy / exercise/ patient education & stress management )
Explore the role of PT in women’s health, feel confident to pass the message to other health professions.
Discuss the female sexual dysfunction professionally.
Discuss case studies and applying clinical reasoning.
Clear understanding to the causes.
A- Online Module Content
Introduction to women’s health & pelvic floor health
Pelvic floor evaluation.
PF terminology & muscle test.
B- Pelvic Floor Health Module
1) Urinary incontinence:
Types and behavioral approaches
Pelvic floor exercises
2) Lower bowel dysfunction:
Fecal incontinence & PT management
3) POP ( Pelvic Organ Prolapse )
C- Pregnancy Health: (Prenatal & Postnatal) Module
Pregnancy and beyond
Spine & trunk
Pelvic girdle pain
Abdomen and pelvic girdle
Exercise in pregnancy ( pilates )
Practical lab & Case studies
D- Advanced Pelvic Pain Module
Chronic pelvic pain
Women health PT in sports
Who can attend:
Physiotherapists (graduates and interns)
Early bird registration (First 15 seats):
Full program: 8000
One module: 3000
Full program: 9000
One module: 3500
Full Program registration: 800 USD
For One Module: 300 USA
Group of three registration for full program: 600 USD