Start date
10 May, 2019
End date
12 May, 2019
Date note
8:30am to 4:30pm

Did you know that up to 20% of women experience pain during sexual intercourse?  Imagine the impact on physical and mental health, body image, relationships and attempts for conception.   This three-day course will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to help this (relatively silent!) population, and includes both theoretical and practical sessions.  It concentrates specifically on the management of women with vestibulodynia, the most common form of dyspareunia in pre-menopausal women.  The entry-level course on female urinary incontinence is a pre-requisite

Course Objectives

  • – Understand the common causes of dyspareunia
  • – Learn about the typical medical approach for dyspareunia
  • – Learn how to adapt the physiotherapy evaluation and examination for the patient with dyspareunia
  • – Review the pelvic floor anatomy
  • – Practice the pelvic floor evaluation
  • – Understand the clinical reasoning for the treatment of dyspareunia
  • – Be able to establish a treatment plan and progression for the patient suffering dyspareunia
  • – Understand the implications of the psychological aspect
  • – Understand the importance of the multi-disciplinary approach to treatment
  • – Become more proficient in manual treatment techniques for the pelvic floor and related structures
  • – Learn about lubricants, insertion devices, sexual practises and techniques
  • – Practice insertion techniques

Instructors: Claudia Brown & Marie-Josée Lord

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Event Cost
Early Bird price: $800.00 (+ applicable taxes) early bird ends March 10th 2019 Regular price: $900 (+applicable taxes)
In person

Physiotherapie Uro-Santé
Calgary AB

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This course is not provided through PABC. If you have any questions, please contact the private organizer.