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

Workshop 31

Workshop Schedule

14:00

Margaret Sherburn

14:10

Margaret Sherburn

14:30

Margaret Sherburn

15:00

All

15:30

None

16:00

Andrea Marques

16:30

Cristiane Carboni

16:50

Elizabeth Shelly

17:30

All

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 Portuguese and English to encourage local clinicians/physiotherapists to attend.
The aims of this workshop are to provide: 1. An 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 revise the functional 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