Conservative Management of Adult Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: a Physiotherapy Approach (Free workshop)

Workshop 30

Workshop Schedule

14:00

Emilia Sanchez Ruiz
Margaret Sherburn

14:10

Beth Shelly

14:45

Beth Shelly

15:15

All

15:30

None

16:00

Doreen McClurg

16:45

All

17:00

Margaret Sherburn

17:20

Doreen McClurg
Ines Ramirez Garcia

17:45

Doreen McClurg
Ines Ramirez Garcia
Emilia Sanchez Ruiz
Beth Shelly
Margaret Sherburn

Aims & Objectives

Basic
240 minutes
Rehabilitation & Conservative Treatments
Pelvic floor muscle training Physiotherapy management pelvic floor dysfunction
This workshop is aimed at local practitioners, specifically physiotherapists and others interested in physiotherapy management. The course will be presented in both Spanish and English to encourage local clinicians/physiotherapists to attend.

The aims of this workshop are to provide:

  1. A basic understanding of a physiotherapy assessment of UI and POP and the clinical reasoning undertaken to diagnose and plan the physiotherapy management of UI & POP
  2. An opportunity to understand the anatomy of the PFM & how to assess PFM function
  3. A forum to discuss the principles of teaching PFM exercise for motor control, strength training and functional training, including rationale, evidence base, clinical application and progression
  4. A basic understanding of the functional interaction between the pelvic floor and trunk muscles
  5. Evidence for the use of electrical stimulation and biofeedback in the management of PFM dysfunction, and rationale for their clinical application