Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy for the Patient with Neurologic Dysfunction

Workshop 1

Workshop Schedule

07:30

Lori Mize

07:45

Lori Mize

08:00

Carina Marie Siracusa

08:15

Carina Marie Siracusa

Aims & Objectives

Advanced
60 minutes
Rehabilitation
Clinical
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