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functional application part a

Functional Applications in Pelvic Rehabilitation: Part A

Instructor: Kathe Wallace, PT, BCB-PMD

Course Description: Functional Applications in Pelvic Rehabilitation Course begins with a thorough explanation of the anatomy of the pelvis and the layers of the pelvic floor muscles.


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Functional Applications in Pelvic Rehabilitation: Part B

Instructor: Kathe Wallace, PT, BCB-PMD

Course Description: Part 2 of the Functional Applications in Pelvic Rehabilitation Course provides lecture for teaching anatomy, physiology and kinesiology of daily functions and laboratory practicums for learning external evaluation and treatment techniques for the pelvic region.


introduction to female and male pelvic pain

Introduction to Female and Male Pelvic Pain

Instructor: Holly Tanner, MA, PT, OCS, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

Course Description: This introductory course was developed for the practitioner who does not have any prior training in pelvic rehabilitation. In covering basic concepts such as anatomy, potential pain patterns, and common presentation, the learner can improve skills of identification of the patient who has pelvic pain.


introduction to female and male pelvic pain

Introduction to Caring for the Pregnant Patient

Instructor: Holly Tanner, MA, PT, OCS, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

Course Description: This course introduces the learner to rehabilitation principles for the patient who is pregnant. Topics covered include the significant hormonal shifts that take place in a woman's body during pregnancy which create necessary changes in support of a healthy pregnancy. Specific shifts within body systems as well as the common physiologic changes will be discussed. The typical musculoskeletal conditions and common complaints during pregnancy will be highlighted, with body regions divided into upper quarter, lower quarter, trunk and spine, and pelvic floor.


medical therapeutic yoga part a

Medical Therapeutic Yoga: Part A

Instructor: Ginger Garner, MPT, ATC

This course will prepare the licensed medical professional to evaluate and manage the healthy and involved patient and client using a biopsychosocial systems paradigm, called the Professional Yoga Therapy (PYT) Pentagon of Wellness Conceptual Model and Method.


medical therapeutic yoga part a

Medical Therapeutic Yoga: Part B

Instructor: Ginger Garner, MPT, ATC

This is the second of a two part course from Ginger Garner that will prepare the licensed medical professional to evaluate and manage the healthy and involved patient and client using a biopsychosocial systems paradigm, called the Professional Yoga Therapy (PYT) Pentagon of Wellness Conceptual Model, and the PYT method.


medical therapeutic yoga part a

Integrative Techniques for Pelvic Floor & Core Function: Part A - Laying the Foundation

Instructor: Bill Gallagher, PT, CMT, CYT and Richard Sabel, MA, MPH, OTR, GCFP

In this first course of a 3 part series, the online participant will learn low-tech, non-invasive techniques to address pelvic floor dysfunction that draw from Yoga, Tai Chi, Qigong, Feldenkrais and conventional rehab therapies, to guide clients toward improved health and function. Part A lays the foundation for the series by covering anatomy, core concepts related to "habits of the mind," and the physiology of breathing as it relates to the pelvic floor. Throughout each course in this series, Bill and Richard will walk you through various exercises that you are encouraged to perform at home, in order to better prepare you to guide your own patients through the same exercises in your setting of care


medical therapeutic yoga part a

Integrative Techniques for Pelvic Floor & Core Function: Part B - Motion is Lotion

Instructor: Bill Gallagher, PT, CMT, CYT and Richard Sabel, MA, MPH, OTR, GCFP

In this second course, of a 3 part series, the online participant will continue to learn how to integrate low-tech, non-invasive techniques drawn from Yoga, Tai Chi, Qigong, and Feldenkrais with conventional rehab therapies to address pelvic floor dysfunction and guide clients toward improved health and function. Part B will begin by covering modifications of yoga poses to address soft tissue tightness, functional movement, and pelvic dysfunction. The pelvic clock in supine from Part A will be reviewed, and techniques for the facilitation of a client’s understanding of the pelvic clock will be presented.


medical therapeutic yoga part a

Integrative Techniques for Pelvic Floor & Core Function: Part C - Coordination and Function

Instructor: Bill Gallagher, PT, CMT, CYT and Richard Sabel, MA, MPH, OTR, GCFP

In this third course, of a 3 part series, the online participant will continue to learn how to integrate low-tech, non-invasive techniques drawn from Yoga, Tai Chi, Qigong, and Feldenkrais with conventional rehab therapies. Part C concludes the series with integrating the pelvic floor muscles into everyday functional movements such as standing, lifting from a squat, bridging, and going up steps, as a means to maintain the suppleness (strength and flexibility) of the pelvic floor. You will be able to demonstrate and explain the benefits of Ujai breath practice, minimizing locked joints, and the benefits of tennis ball practice, as well as understand how the spinal twist in supine can be used to promote pelvic mobility and address sacroiliac pain.

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Physical Therapy Marketing with Passion!

Instructor: Brandi Kirk, PT, BCB-PMD and Teri Elliott-Burke, PT, MHS, BCB-PMD

This course provides participants a creative and informative method for general marketing of all rehabilitation services (not just pelvic therapy services). This course will cover planning, implementing and evaluating a marketing program. The course includes multiple worksheets, so participants will have a complete marketing system to use for their practice.

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Pelvic Physical Therapy Marketing with Passion! (for Pelvic PTs)

Instructor: Brandi Kirk, PT, BCB-PMD and Teri Elliott-Burke, PT, MHS, BCB-PMD

This course expounds upon the information in the general Marketing with a Passion course and applies these concepts specifically for the therapist who is starting or expanding his/her pelvic rehab practice. The marketing strategies presented in the first course are applied to this unique patient population. A must for any therapist looking to getting started in this field, or to boost his/her existing practice.