ICS Core Curriculum (Free) Conservative Management of Adult Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: a Physiotherapy Approach

Workshop 15

Workshop Schedule

08:35

Margaret Joy Sherburn

08:40

Chantale L Dumoulin

09:00

Margaret Joy Sherburn
Yuka Yokoi

09:25

Margaret Joy Sherburn
Yuka Yokoi

09:50

All

10:05

None

10:30

Chantale L Dumoulin

10:50

Doreen McClurg

11:15

All

Aims & Objectives

Basic
180 minutes
Rehabilitation
Clinical
Physiotherapy management Pelvic floor muscle training 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 Japanese and English to encourage local clinicians/physiotherapists to attend.

The aims of this workshop are to provide:

  1. An understanding of physiotherapy assessment of UI and POP and the clinical reasoning to diagnose and plan the conservative management of UI & POP
  2. An opportunity to revise functional anatomy of the pelvis and PFM
  3. Principles of clinical assessment of pelvic floor dysfunction, including PFM assessment
  4. 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
  5. A basic understanding of the pelvic floor management in special populations - older age, pregnancy
  6. Evidence for the use of electrical stimulation and biofeedback in pelvic floor dysfunction