NEXT: Pelvic Floor Contributors to Orthopedic Dysfunction

Course Description

24 Education Hours: 8 Hours – Online Self Study + 16 Hours – Online Instructor-Led Instruction

The 8 hours of online lectures encompass an in-depth look at pathoanatomy, basic and specific clinical examination of the pelvic floor complex, clinical interpretation and differential diagnosis, management suggestions for acute and recurrent/chronic pelvic conditions, as well as overall conservative management of pelvic floor and its contributors to orthopedic dysfunctions.

The 16 hours of online instructor-led instruction allows for a personalized mentoring experience. The concepts from the online courses are applied to a complex patient case with specific patho-anatomical considerations as well as how the case is interpreted from clinical testing. All aspects of a comprehensive plan of care are presented, to include soft tissue and joint mobilization, dry needling, and sensorimotor control along with special topics with the most up to date information.

Participant-instructor interaction is encouraged during these lectures, where questions can be answered real-time. Special topics include pathoanatomy, clinical (internal and external) examination, manual therapy, dry needling, motor control, psychosocial considerations and special topics on urinary incontinence and pelvic instability

Pre-approved in the following states

Arkansas, Alabama, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Mass, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Washington, Georgia, Hawaii, Indiana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, Wyoming, Nevada, New Jersey

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Objectives and Goals

• Exhibit an exact knowledge of pathoanatomy, physiology, and biomechanics for the pelvic floor as contributor for orthopedic dysfunctions.

• Review clinical examination of the pelvic floor, and screening of the lumbar and hip regions.

• Show an understanding of how to interpret the clinical examination to reach a precise clinical diagnosis of the pelvic floor as contributor for orthopedic dysfunctions.

• Perform effective treatment for primary pelvic floor disorders as contributors for common orthopedic dysfunctions.

• Apply a framework for planning the prescription of affliction-specific neuromotor and sensorimotor strategies management of pelvic floor and lower quarter disorders.

• Integrate evidence and experience shared by the instructors into a complete approach in musculoskeletal management of pelvic floor as contributor for orthopedic dysfunctions.

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Course Schedule

January 20, 2022

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm


January 26, 2022

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

(Examination and Interpretation)

February 2, 2022

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

(Treatment and Breathing Therapy)

February 9, 2022

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

(Dry Needling for Pelvic Rehabilitation)

February 17, 2022

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

(Biopsychosocial Aspects of patient-clinician partnership)

February 24, 2022

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

(Neuromotor and Sensorimotor Management)

March 1, 2022

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

(Urinary Incontinence)

March 8, 2022

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

(Generalize Lumbopelvic instability postpartum)

March 11, 2022

5:00 pm to 12:00 am

(Final Exam available for 4 weeks from this date)


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