$97.00 USD

Diving into the Pelvic Floor Online

10.5 TPTA CCU Approved

This is an introductory pelvic health course geared for physical and occupational therapists that are wanting to take the next step and begin treating pelvic floor diagnoses. This is a self paced course that can be completed independently.

This course discusses urinary, bowel, and sexual dysfunction and fully explains common diagnoses including: stress, urge, and mixed incontinence, fecal incontinence, constipation, vulvodynia, vestibulodynia, genitourinary syndrome of menopause, vaginismus, pelvic floor muscle overactivity, interstitial cystitis, endometriosis and more.  

This online introductory pelvic floor course includes:

  • ​Powerpoint slides
  • Educational handouts for download
    • Bladder irritants
    • Dietary consideration for constipation
    • Dilator program
    • Toileting Strategies
    • Vulvar hygiene education
    • And more.
  • Videos available for download
    • Female external assessment (external pelvic floor muscle activation with analysis of compensatory strategies)
    • Internal vaginal/rectal assessment (discuss PERF testing and pelvic floor muscle mapping)
    • Trigger point release surrounding the vulva and medial gluteal region
    • Female treatment approaches

Treatment approaches are organized for each diagnosis and there is discussion on medical management, as well. You will receive marketing approaches to bring together a multidisciplinary team.

At the end of this course, you will feel confident in assessment and treatment of simple pelvic health diagnoses.