Evidence-based Physical Therapies for Treating Incontinence and Pelvic Organ Prolapse in Women

Workshop 39

Workshop Schedule

14:00

Mélanie Morin

14:05

Chantale Dumoulin

14:30

All

14:35

Mélanie Morin

14:55

All

15:00

Jacqueline de Jong

15:25

All

15:30

None

16:00

Helena Frawley

16:25

All

16:30

All

Aims & Objectives

Basic
180 minutes
Rehabilitation & Conservative Treatments
Urinary incontinence Pelvic organ prolapse Conservative therapy
All clinicians and researchers interested in physical therapies for urinary incontinence

The aims of this workshop are:

  1. To present an overview of the evidence of physical therapy (PT) for urinary incontinence (UI) and to provide key information on the effectiveness of different treatment regimens.
  2. To present the evidence for pelvic floor PT in the prevention and treatment of pre and postnatal UI.
  3. To present the evidence for PT in the treatment of UI in the elderly women and to discuss emerging therapies such as postural and motor control strategies.
  4. To present the evidence for PT in the prevention and treatment of pelvic organ prolapse (POP).