Digital palpation to imaging: how should pelvic-floor-muscle evaluation tools influence physiotherapy practice?

Workshop 38

Workshop Schedule

14:00

Chantale Dumoulin

14:15

Chantale Dumoulin

14:35

Mélanie Morin

14:50

Mélanie Morin

15:10

Petra Voorham- van der Zalm

15:30

None

16:00

Jennifer Kruger

16:20

Chantale Dumoulin

16:30

Chantale Dumoulin
Petra Voorham- van der Zalm

17:00

Jennifer Kruger

17:20

Mélanie Morin

17:40

All

Aims & Objectives

Advanced
240 minutes
Rehabilitation & Conservative Treatments
pelvic floor muscles measurement instruments UI, POP and Pain
All clinicians and researchers interested in pelvic floor muscle evaluation tools and their impact on clinical practice

At the conclusion of this workshop, the participant will:

  1. be able to identify the pelvic floor muscle evaluation tools (digital evaluation, pressure, EMG, dynamometry US and MRI), their psychometric properties (reliability, validity) and their advantages and disadvantages in clinical practice.
  2. be able to identify the pelvic-floor morphological deficits and dysfunctions and the pelvic-floor morphological physiotherapy outcome predictions for a specific urogynaecological problem: UI, POP and vulvo-vaginal pain.
  3. be able to use this new knowledge on pelvic floor muscle evaluation tools to plan and develop more efficient pelvic floor physiotherapy intervention for patients with UI, POP and vulvo-vaginal pain.