Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy for the Patient with Neurologic Dysfunction

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25/09/2021 14:26:07

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Lori Mize


Lori Mize


Carina Marie Siracusa


Carina Marie Siracusa

Aims & Objectives

60 minutes
Physiotherapy Multiple Sclerosis CVA
Urologists, Physiotherapists, Nurse Practitioners

Patients with neurologic issues whether acquired or congenital can experience a variety of bowel and bladder issues. Many of these can be improved with pelvic floor physiotherapy. Often bladder issues are the biggest predictor of quality of life for patients with neurologic issues. This workshop will explore the different types of bladder issues experienced by patients with acquired issues such as Multiple Sclerosis, CVA, and Parkinson's Disease as well as congenital issues such as cerebral palsy and childhood CVA. It will explore many of the common pelvic floor physiotherapy treatments such as exercise, manual therapy, biofeedback, and modalities and how they can be applied to patients with neurologic issues. It will also explore the role