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Male Pelvic Health

Male Pelvic Health

Male Pelvic Health

CA$399.00
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Overview

Men’s pelvic health is needed in every community. This course provides foundational information to get you ready for treating men with pelvic pain, incontinence, constipation issues, and sexual dysfunction. We provide up to date information on treating male pelvic conditions based on current evidence, and critical thinking to make the most out of your treatments.

Join us to learn how to help the men in your community to reach their goals and return to the things that they love.

We are committed to supporting course participants through the online system to answer questions and help problem solve!

Objectives

  • Understand the fundamental anatomy and physiology in order to work with men in pelvic health.
  • Understand the the current evidence and treatment for male pelvis issues.
  • Using the biopsychosocial model from the initial encounter and in treatment.
  • Develop home programs to promote self-management and self-efficacy.

 

The instructors
Sandy Hilton
DPT
Sandy graduated from Pacific University (Oregon) in 1988 with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy and earned a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Des Moines University in December 2013. Sandy teaches Health Professionals and Community Education classes on returning to function following back and pelvic pain, and co-teaches Advanced Level Male Pelvic Floor Evaluation/Treatment for Entropy Physiotherapy as well as Neurodynamics and Sensory Integration for Pelvic Pain and a Practical Application of Pain Science course with Pelvic Health Solutions. Sandy’s clinical interest is chronic pain with a particular interest in complex pelvic pain disorders for men and women. Sandy is also pursuing opportunities for collaboration in research into the clinical treatment of pelvic pain conditions. Sandy has co-authored two papers, 2 book chapters and "Why Pelvic Pain Hurts" a patient focussed book.

Sarah Haag
PT, DPT
Sarah graduated from Marquette University in 2002 with a Master’s of Physical Therapy. Sarah has pursued an interest in treating the spine, pelvis with a specialization in women’s and men’s health. Over the past 8 years, Sarah has seized every opportunity available to her in order to further her understanding of the human body, and the various ways it can seem to fall apart in order to sympathetically and efficiently facilitate a return to optimal function. Sarah was awarded the Certificate of Achievement in Pelvic Physical Therapy (CAPP) from the Section on Women’s Health. She went on to get her Doctorate of Physical Therapy and Masters of Science in Women’s Health from Rosalind Franklin University in 2008. In 2009 she was awarded a Board Certification as a specialist in women’s health (WCS). Sarah also completed a Certification in Mechanical Diagnosis Therapy from the Mckenzie Institute in 2010. Most recently, Sarah completed a 200 hour Yoga Instructor Training Program, and is now a Registered Yoga Instructor. Sarah plans to integrate yoga into her rehabilitation programs, as well as teach small, personalized classes. Sarah looks at education, and a better understanding of the latest evidence in the field of physical therapy, as the best way to help people learn about their conditions, and to help people learn to take care of themselves throughout the life span.
Course Material included in this course
  • Module 1: Male Anatomy and Physiology
  • Foundational Information
  • The Digestive System
  • Pain Physiology
  • Feedback
  • Module 2: Male Pelvic Issues
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • What to Ask
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Prostate Cancer and Prostatectomy
  • Incontinence: What Can We Do?
  • Possible Physiotherapy Interventions
  • What Should be Done?
  • Male Pelvic Pain
  • Influences on Pelvic Pain
  • Treatment of Male Pelvic Pain
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Feedback
  • Module 3: Home Program for Life
  • An Opportunity for Change
  • Movement Matters
  • Supported Independence
  • Feedback
  • Practical Demos
  • Male Pelvic Model
  • Bladder Mechanics
  • Feedback
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