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

Workshop 30

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Workshop Schedule

14:00

Margaret Joy Sherburn

14:10

Chantale L Dumoulin

14:30

Margaret Joy Sherburn

14:45

Gabrielle Russo

14:55

Margaret Joy Sherburn

15:15

All

15:30

None

16:00

Chantale L Dumoulin

16:20

Doreen McClurg

16:45

All

Aims & Objectives

Basic
180 minutes
Rehabilitation
Clinical
Pelvic Floor Muscle Training Rehabilitation Electrotherapy
This workshop is aimed at local practitioners, specifically physiotherapists and others interested in physiotherapy management. The course will be presented in both Italian 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 dysfun