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Orthopaedic Strategies for a Healthy Pelvic Floor

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Date Published

October 13, 2020

Publisher

Ohio Physical Therapy Association

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Summary

Designed for the therapist who is interested in the pelvic floor, but doesn't want to be a pelvic floor therapist, this talk will examine integrating orthopedics and pelvic floor. A mobile, healthy pelvic floor is an essential piece in balance and movement as well as incontinence prevention. An overview of common pelvic floor complaints and their impact on movement and function will be discussed. Strategies to address deficits will be provided as well.

Upon completion of this course, the attendee will:

  • Understand synergy between pelvic floor and other lumbopelvic musculature
  • Understand why the pelvic floor should be screened at every assessment
  • Understand how the pelvic floor is a key component of the core
  • Learn orthopedic deficits common in pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Understand abdominal strategy v. abdominal strength
  • Learn orthopedic treatment strategies to maximize functional pelvic floor gains


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Presenters

Karen Connor, PT, DPT, OCS, PRPC
Pelvic Health Clinical Specialist - University Hospitals

Karen Connor, PT DPT, OCS, PRPC works as a pelvic health clinical specialist at University Hospitals. In addition to her... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

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Credit

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How to Attend

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Technical Requirements
You may access this course on a computer or mobile device with high speed internet (iPhones require iOS 10 or higher). Recommended browsers are Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

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